Thuja is a genus of coniferous trees in the Cupressaceae (cypress family). The shoots of trees are usually flat, with side shoots only in a single plane. The leaves have scale shape-like 1–10 mm long, except young seedlings in their first year, which have needle-like leaves. Thuja Oil is believed to have insect repellent, rubefacient, anti rheumatic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant,stimulant (nerves, uterus and heart muscles), tonic and vermifuge properties. This oil is used in pharmaceutical products because of its therapeutic properties. Apart from this, it also finds usage in toiletries, cosmetics, soaps and detergents perfume due to aromatic properties.
Northern white cedar, eastern white cedar, tree of life, American arborvitae, Swamp cedar, white cedar, eastern arborvitae, northern white cedar, eastern white cedar
Citrus Oils, Lavender, Pine Needle, Armoise, Cedarwood,
á-Thujene 0.28, diterpene beyerene, fenchone, bornyl acetate, á-Pinene 1.45, Camphene 2.44, camphor, Sabinene 4.55
Thuja oil is widely used for the treatment of various ailments. It is very productive to the respiratory tract. Its usage also lies in preventing hair loss.