Cedarwood comes from a v tall, majestic, pyramid-shaped tree that grows in the Altas Mountain in Algeria. The ancient Egyptians included Cedarwood oil for embalming the dead. It is used as both a traditional medicine and incense in Tibet. Cedarwood essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves and sawdust of Altas cedar trees. It yields a thick yellow to honey-colored oil. Cedarwood when used as massage oil, it is relaxing and soothing. It is a lovely oil to use in aftershaves and other preparations for men due to it rather masculine scent.
Soothing, calming, flushing, warming and relaxing
Promotes healthy respiratory function; eases and decreases the discomforts throat irritating and nose stiffness; expels mucus from lungs; promotes urination and fights urinary tract and prostate problems; supports healthy muscle, joint and cartilage function; heals rashes, soothes the discomfort and skin irritations; aid athlete’s foot; insect repellent
Cedarwood oil heals skin rashes and clears blemishes. It reduces excessive secretions of sebum, or oil, and normalizes both dry and oily skin and hair. Cedarwood oil controls dandruff and seborrhea, improves the condition of the hair, and stimulates the scalp and hair follicles, thus minimising hair loss and promoting hair growth.
Cedarwood helps to reduce cellulite by increasing circulation and releasing wastes.
The scent is soft and sweet, warm and woody, pinelike odor. It is recognised for its calming and purifying properties.
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, cypress, frankincense, lavender, juniper, rosemary.
Dilution Ratio: Neat
- For age 0-1, use 1 drop of essential oil to 8-10 drop of carrier oil. For age 2-6, use 1 drop of essential oil to 2-4 drops of carrier oil. For age 7-11, use 1 drop of essential oil to 1 drop of carrier oil. And age 12 and above, neat application is safe
Apply 2-4 drops on area of concern
Apply to chakras and/or Vita Flex Points
Inhale directly or diffuse
Do not use during pregnancy
May cause skin irritation
Casandra Ward says
What does neat mean as it pertains to this article?
Neat = no dilution with any carrier oils