Western Thuja is native to north-eastern North America. It prefers humid limestone but can also tolerate dry soils. Because of its lightness and its resistance to rot, Thuja is used to build stakes, poles, shingles, canoes, etc.
Native Americans call it "the tree of life", without a doubt because of its purifying and healing virtues. Western Thuja was used by the native as one of the ingredients in a remedy to cure scurvy. This remedy saved Jacques Cartier and his crew. Western Thuja essential oil has a fresh and camphoric aroma, very charged in smell.
Western Thuja essential oil properties
- Antifungal +++
- Mucolytic +++
- Cicatrizing +++
- Anti-infectious +++
- Anti-cancer gene
- Anti-arthritis +++
- Insecticide ++
Only a few Western Thuja essential oil drops are enough to heal or destroy the following bacteria :
Use a few drops to deodorize shoes and to control perspiration odors. A few drops will also help to prevent fungal infection development caused by bacteria, plantar warts, athlete's foot and other.
Emotional and Energetic action :
Western Thuja essential oil cleanses and purifies the subtle energies of low vibration and eliminating their burden. To purify a space, in an essential diffuser mix 80% of Balsam fir essential oil along with 20% Western Thuja essential oil. It is suggested to apply one drop on the solar plexus as a protection when dealing with people with negative energies.
Western Thuja essential oil is specially recommended for :
- Infected wounds and scars
- Mycoses under fingernails (toes and fingers)
- Oral Herpes
- Plantar warts
- Budding warts
- Rheumatic and arthritic pain
- Athlete's foot
Precautions and warnings against
ecause of its high thujone content, Western Thuja is to be used with extreme caution if using internally. Western Thuja should not be used in babies, children or pregnant women.
Notes and notices
Essential oil of Quebec contains exceptional therapeutic properties and must be used conscientiously and with precaution. It is important always to consult the section “Counter-indication” contained in the majority of the books that cover aromatherapy.