The organic Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from the Cedrus Deodara tree by a process of steam distillation. The oil has a pale yellow colour. Its aroma is fresh and woody. Cedarwood oil relieves itchiness and has been used to a good effect against acne, oily skin and dandruff. This oil helps dealing with urinary infections, it has a healthy effect on the mucous membranes and is has toning properties. Good for arthritis and rheumatism. The Cedarwood essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Frankincense, Jasmine, Rosemary and Ylang-Ylang oil.
Cedarwood oil has the ability to deodorize spaces, its aroma also repels insects. Used in aromatherapy, cedarwood oil reduces stress, relaxes the body and promotes better concentration.
It is believed that cedarwood oil regulates the production of sebum in the skin, which makes it beneficial for mixed or oily skin types. Cedarwood essential oil has a cleansing effect on skin, as it is known to remove some harmful bacteria.
To treat existing pimples, as well as reduce the possibility of new ones, add a few drops of cedarwood oil to your standard cream or lotion or to a light base vegetable oil such as pomegranate, hempseed, and jojoba.
For hair loss, a combination of several essential oils is recommended – cedarwood, thyme, lavender or rosemary. They are diluted in base oil and the resulting mixture is applied to the scalp by light massage movements and left on for at least half an hour, then washed off.
To soothe asthma, coughs and other types of discomfort that make breathing difficult, add a few drops of cedarwood essential oil to a diffuser. It is known that deep inhalation of its aroma helps to breathe easier and promotes better sleep. Another option for relieving such symptoms is by massaging the throat and chest area with cedarwood essential oil, pre-diluted in base oil.
Cedrus Deodara (Cedarwood) essential oil*
*Certified Organic Ingredient
*All claims are based upon external clinical, lab and consumer studies done on specific ingredients. All are based on twice-daily use. Results may vary.
Not suitable for epileptics, children up to 6 years old and people with individual intolerance to the oil. Test for individual intolerance! High concentration of Cedarwood oil can irritate skin.