Botanical Name: Cedarus deodora. Plant Part: Wood. Extraction Method: Steam Distillation. Origin: The Himalayas of India. Cedarwood Himalayan is a tall, evergreen tree up to 50 metres high, occasionally more. It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in Northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The oil is pale yellow green in colour , nd has a dry, woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic. and very subtle with a hint of spice. For external use only.