CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
botanical name : Cedrus atlantica
Plant part : Wood Bark
country of origin : Morocco
processing method : Steam Distilled
certification : USDA certified organic
Protects heart health
Treats bad breath & Halitosis
Fights cavities & decay
Treats nausea & vomiting
Detoxifies the body
Minimize size of pores
BLENDS WELL WITH :
A middle note of strong aroma, Cedarwood essential oil has a woody, warm and sweet scent
AROMATIC SUMMARY :
HEALTH BENEFITS INCLUDE :
also with : Bergamot, Cypress, Jasmine, Neroli, Vetiver, Clary Sage
Cedarwood is a pyramid-shaped majestic evergreen tree, which grows up to 131 ft. high. The wood itself is hard and strongly aromatic because of the essential oil it contains, which is obtained by steam distillation. Originating in the Atlas Mountains in North Africa, linen chests were frequently crafted from Cedar. The ancient Egyptians prized the oil, mostly for embalming purposes, but also for cosmetics and perfumery, and Solomon's Temple was built with Cedar Wood.
Cedarwood has a great deal of health benefits. It can be applied to external wounds as an antiseptic, can treat infections with its antifungal properties, and relieve pain and discomfort from symptoms of arthritis and gout, due to its anti-inflammatory properties. These properties also aid in treating skin conditions such as Eczema, Psoriasis and skin rash. Cedarwood essential oil fights against toxins, and relieves white blood cells, promoting a healthy immune system. This extra boosts for your immune system help the fight against bad bacteria from forming in the body. It also promotes good kidney and liver function and stimulates metabolism. Cedarwood essential oil has calming and soothing properties which can help people who struggle with spasmodic conditions like restless leg syndrome, respiratory seizures, and asthma. Find relief by taking advantage of the amazing properties found in cedarwood essential oil. By using a diffuser, you can disperse the oil molecules into the air, which will then be inhaled into the lungs, which will then enter your blood stream.
Cedarwood essential oil can fight against acne by shrinking the skin pores with it’s astringent properties. This reduces infection from harmful pathogens that can enter the body through the pores. Tightening of the skin and pores will also creates a nice firm, youthful appearance. Because of cedarwood essential oil’s astringent properties, it has the ability to tighten and firm loose muscles. This can help reverse the signs of aging. It can also improve digestion by firming the muscles of the digestive system. Cedarwood essential oil stimulates the hair follicles by increase circulation to the scalp. This increase in blood flow helps hair to grow by providing extra nutrients to the scalp and follicles, and reduces dry scalp. For years essential oils have been used to treat hair loss, thinning hair and various types of alopecia.
Cedarwood essential oil has the power to relieve tension and stress that can negatively affect your health. It has a soothing and calming effect on the body and mind, reduces inflammation, and providing pain relief. Cedarwood essential oil in the natural release of serotonin in the body, which is then converted into melatonin in the brain. Melatonin induces deep sleep, which helps you feel rested, directly reducing stress in the body and mind. The amazing aromatherapeutic properties of cedarwood essential oil can help people suffering from chronic stress and depression, by simply smelling the oil straight out the bottle. You can also try diffusing the oil into the air or rub a few drop of oil on your brow line to significantly relieve tension.
Arthritis can be extremely painful and discomforting, debilitating even. Caused by inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissue, arthritis can be treated by introducing cedarwood essential oil. Apply cedar wood essential oil topically to reduce inflammation and minimizes joint stiffness.
Cedarwood essential oil repels bugs like mosquitoes, flies and other insects. You can put a few drops of oil on your skin to keep them away outdoors, or use a vaporizer to keep them out of the house or apartment. You can mix cedar wood essential oils into a spray bottle, or diffuse into the air to help keep pests at bay. Use cedarwood essential oil to keep moths from eating your clothes. Add cedarwood essential oil to cotton balls and place them in your closet instead of moth balls for the same effect.
ESSENTIAL OIL DILUTION GUIDE
Babies 6 months - 2 years
1 drop + 1Tbsp carrier oil
diffuse 1-2 drops 30 minutes max
Children 2 years+ 1% dilution
1 drop + 1 tsp carrier oil
3 drops + 1 Tbsp carrier oil
6 drops + 1 oz carrier oil
Adults 18 years+ 2% dilution
3 drops + 1 tsp carrier oil
6 drops + 1 Tbsp carrier oil
12 drops + 1 oz carrier oil
Always dilute essential oils, especially when applying them topically on young children. We recommend the following carrier oils
All pure essential oils require dilution before use; for external use only. Pay extra attention to using essential oils around young children and pets. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Apply to face with caution, as contact with eyes should be avoided. Excessive use of this oil can lead to stomach issues, safe for use in moderation.