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Cedarwood

  • English Name : Cedarwood
  • Local Name (Nepali Name)) : Devdaar
  • BotanicalName : Cedrus deodora
  • Family Name : Pinaceae
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  • Parts Used : Wood

Description

Cedarwood is a species of cedar native to the Himalayas of Western Nepal, occurring at 1,500–3,200 m altitude. It is a large evergreen coniferous tree reaching 40–50 m tall, exceptionally 60 m with a trunk up to 3 m in diameter. It has a conic crown with level branches and drooping branchlets .

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance : Transparent liquid
  • Aroma : Dry, woody, warm, balsamic
  • Flash Point : 91.67°C
  • Specific Gravity : 0.92 to 0.97 at 25°C
  • Refractive Index : 1.495 to 1.525 at 20°C
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  • Optical Rotation : (+)35˚ to (+)85˚ at 20°C
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  • Solubility : Transparent liquid
  • Soluble in water : Insoluble
  • Country of Origin : Nepal
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  • Packaging : 1 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, 25 kg