Cedarwood Essential Oil

£6.50

10ml Bottle Cedarwood Essential Oil – A fresh woody and slightly sweet scent.

This oil is very beneficial for nervous tension and anxiety.

Can be used for bronchitis, coughs, catarrh, phlegm, asthma, cystitis, chronic rheumatism, and arthritis.

Cedarwood Essential Oil

Plant/Part     -    Tree/Wood

Latin Name  -   Cedrus Atlantica

Note        -        Base

Extraction    -    Distillation

Aroma

A fresh woody and slightly sweet scent.

Features

White cedar comes from Morocco and red cedar comes from North America.

History

One of the oldest oils, it was used as temple incense and the Egyptians used it extensively, particularly for mummification. The oil was once the eastern remedy for gonorrhea when sandalwood was unavailable. In North America, it was used for bronchitis, TB, and skin diseases. 'Mithvidat' a centuries-old antidote against poisons had cedarwood as one of its ingredients.

Mind

This oil is very beneficial for nervous tension and anxiety. It is calming and soothing and a valuable aid to meditation.

Body

Can be used for bronchitis, coughs, catarrh, phlegm, asthma, cystitis, chronic rheumatism, and arthritis.

Effect on skin

Good for oily skin, acne, dandruff, and a hair tonic. Its skin-softening properties increase when mixed with Cypress and frankincense.

Blends With

Bergamot, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniperberry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Litsea Cubeba, Melissa, Marjoram, Rosewood, Rosemary, Scots Pine.

Essential Oils to Avoid

Diabetes – Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lemon

Epilepsy – Eucalyptus, Fennel, Rosemary, Sage

High Blood Pressure – Rosemary

Pregnancy – Basil, Birch, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper, Marjoram, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rosemary, Turmeric

Avoid all essential oils during the first three months of pregnancy.

Avoid Frankincense and Turmeric if taking blood-thinning medication.

Skin Sensitivity – Black pepper, Citronella, Clove, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange, Peppermint and Turmeric

Photosensitising Oils – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin, and Tangerine - They react to ultraviolet light making the skin more sensitive.

This oil is considered safe for pets if used correctly.