Leaves, Twigs, Bark, Steam Distilled
Thuja was used as incense by ancient civilizations for ritual purposes. Thuja is an expectorant, insect repellant, stimulant (nerve, uterus and heart muscles) and tonic. This oil is an oral toxin due to the high thujone content and is recommended to not be used internally or externally.
Aromatic Profile: Sharp, fresh, camphoraceous
Appearance: Colourless to pale yellowy-green
Safety Considerations: Oral toxin, is not considered to be safe for internal or external use
Lawless, Julia. The Encyclopedia or Essential Oils. 2013. p190, 191.