Uses & benefits of cedarwood Essential oil
Benefits of Diffusion: Its woodsy aroma is calming, cleansing, grounding, harmonizing, detoxifying benefits which help cleanse the spirit and mind, ease stress, tension and anxiety.
It also helps improve concentration, slows breathing to enhance a meditative state and helps calm hyperactivity even in children.
Cedarwood Essential oil has sedative effects to help induce a deep, restful sleep quicker and combat insomnia.
It is also an excellent support for the respiratory system as it helps with hiccups, remove phlegm, ease congestion beneficial for treating coughs, colds etc.
Its woodsy, sweet, earthy scent is great as a natural air freshener and deodorizer, plus it helps prevent mildew formation and is an effective natural insecticide to repel mosquitoes and other insects.
Topical use benefits: Helps soothe stiff joints, muscle aches, pain, and inflammations even those related to arthritis, rheumatism, and athletic strain.
Apply to lower abdomen and back to help relieve menstrual cramps and as a natural circulatory to help regulate irregular cycles.
Apply to the chest and back to ease spasms and expel phlegm in the respiratory tract, improve breathing and overall respiratory health.
Massage gently into the soles of the feet, preferably at night or while lying down for its detoxification benefits.
Other attributed therapeutic benefits of Cedarwood Essential Oil include: Anti-Inflammatory, antispasmodic, antifungal, antiseptic, astringent, emmenagogue, expectorant, tonic, detoxifying, stimulating, soothing, antioxidant and restorative.
Skincare benefits: As a natural skincare ingredient in a moisturizer or serum for its beneficial effect on stubborn acne breakouts by helping to regulate sebum production and eliminate acne causing bacteria to treat pimples, blackheads, pimples etc. and reduce the occurrence of future outbreaks.
It is also an amazing anti-aging ingredient with powerful antioxidant properties to help combat the environmental toxins that accelerate aging and skin damage.
It is ultra hydrating and helps seal in moisture for dry, aging, or damaged skin by preventing the excessive loss of moisture and water that can lead to over dryness, cracking, chapping and blistering.
Its astringent action helps tighten and firm loose, sagging skin and diminish the appearance of wrinkles, with its skin regenerating and rejuvenating action consistent use helps reveals smoother more youthful looking.
It is also helps soothe skin irritation, itchiness, redness, inflammation, and is beneficial in treating fungal skin issues e.g. psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema etc.
Its astringent and antiseptic properties also help in cleansing wounds to keep them clean from infection and accelerate healing.
It helps regularize sebum production, soothe inflammation and treat infections, these properties make it beneficial in treating seborrheic dermatitis. It also helps reduce peeling of the skin and redness.
Hair care benefits: Helps cleanse and improve circulation in the scalp to help tighten the hair follicles, stimulate healthy growth, reduce thinning and reduce hair loss.
Regular massaging of the scalp helps slow baldness due to alopecia areata, reduce scalp itchiness and flaking to help in the treatment of dandruff and scalp eczema.