Cedarwood – Essential Oil
Cedarwood oil benefits the skin by its sedating ability to relieve itching. It has a woody and fruity aroma with honey overtones. Its astringent action is good for acne, oily skin, eczema and dandruff and is also a good insect and vermin repellent. It can help with chest and urinary infections and acts as a general tonic. It makes a great addition to massage oils as it aids in reducing cellulite and removal of body fat. Its properties include anti-fungal, anti-putrefactive, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, regenerative, sedative, and tonic.
Latin: Cedrus atlantica
Aroma: Woody with honey overtones
Note Classification: Base
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Wood
Blends well with: Amyris, Bergamot, Cade, Carrot Seed, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fir Needle, Ho Wood, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemongrass, Lemon Eucalyptus, Litsea, Mugwort, Myrtle, Neroli, Oregano, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Pine Needle, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Spruce, Sweet Marjoram, Valerian Root, Vetiver, Yarrow, Ylang Ylang
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.