Cade Essential Oil
Ours is refined wood ( in its virgin state It is a thick, black, tarry liquid)
obtained by steam distillation of the wood.
It is most commonly seen in topical skin applications. Extensively used in pharmaceutical work as a solvent for chemical drugs, in dermatological creams and ointments, as well as in veterinary medicine. The rectified essential oil is used in fragrance work, in soap, lotions, creams and perfumes especially leather and spice.
Medicated soaps are often prepared containing 5 - 10 per cent of oil of cade.