Cedarwood can help us reconnect to ourselves and others. The warm soothing scent can restore us from feelings of anger and promote a sound sleep. Cedarwood essential oil has antiseptic and diuretic properties, and can help soothe dry coughs and respiratory complains. Cedarwood essential oil can be used as a hair tonic to promote growth and improve the condition of the scalp.
- Calming and grounding
- Antiseptic and diurectic
- Great insect repellant
How to use
Diffuser: Add 6-8 drops to your diffuser.
Massage: Use a 2.5% dilution; 50 drops per 100mls carrier oil
Face massage blend: 1 drop of oil in 5mls carrier oil
Bath: Add up to 5 drops, in a dispersant such as oil, to the bath.
Hand or foot bath: Add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of water. For inflammation consider using cold/ room temperature water. For aches and tight muscles use warm/ hot water.
Steam treatment (face and respiratory system): add 2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. Caution due to risk of burns or scalding.
Compress: to a bowl of water add 2 drops of essential oil. For treating inflammation or to cool down use cold to room temperature water, for aching tight muscles use warm to hot water. Agitate a face washer in the water, wring out excess moisture and apply washer to the affected area, repeat two or three times as the compress cools down or warms up.
Blends well with: bergamot, cypress, frankincense, juniper, lavender, lemon, lime, neroli, sandalwood. Cedarwood may be sensitizing to the skin and is not to be used during pregnancy.
Skin & Hair: May improve quality of skin and restores hair.
Body: May assist with cough, congestion and urinary tract infection.
Mind & Emotions: Relaxing and strengthens the mind.
Juniperus virginiana (cedarwood) oil.
Safety Cautions: Consult a professional healthcare practitioner before using essential oils for ingestion. Keep out of reach of children. Always use a carrier oil when applying essential oils directly to the skin. It is recommended to seek a healthcare practitioners advice before using essential oils during pregnancy.