Cedarwood Essential Oil
For all the Cedarwood essential oil lovers out there this is not for you, because you already know how awesome this essential oil is.
For the beginners, you must know Cedarwood has an abundance of therapeutic uses and health benefits. These benefits make cedarwood a welcomed addition to your medical cabinet.
Modern medical research has shown that extracts from the Cedarwood needles have a pain killing and antiseptic effect and that the tree has antioxidant properties.
#1 Arthritis and Nerve Inflammation
Because of cedarwood’s anti-inflammatory qualities, the oil is often used to treat the stiffness and pains of the joints associated with arthritis and rheumatism.
Blend 8 drops cedarwood oil to a carrier oil and massage it into sensitive areas.
Cedarwood essential oil has natural sedative properties which can combat insomnia. Its aroma elevates the release of serotonin in the brain which converts to melatonin and encourages restful sleep and a peaceful mind.
Use cedarwood oil in your room diffuser to fill the air with the scent.
Cedarwood essential oil efficiently reduces coughs and discharges phlegm from the lungs and respiratory tract, thereby relieving congestion.
3 drops cedarwood essential oil
3 drops eucalyptus essential oil
4 tsp carrier oil
Rub into your chest as needed
#4 Oily Skin
Cedarwood can help even out oily skin complexions. Use the following blend as a facial wipe with a cotton ball to help eliminate oily skin and unclog pores.
4 drops cedarwood essential oil
2 drops tea tree essential oil
2 drops sandalwood essential oil
4 tsp jojoba essential oil
#5 Irregular Period
Cedarwood essential oil is an emmenagogue which means it stimulates and brings about menstruation. To keep you on a regular schedule, massage cedarwood oil into your abdomen when you are due to menstruate each month.
8 drops cedarwood essential oil
4 tsp carrier oil
#6 Tighten Muscle and Skin Tone
Cedarwood essential oil has natural astringent properties and can be massaged into your skin to tighten the muscles and skin. If massaged into skin it can enhance the quality of your muscle and skin tone leaving it feeling firmer and reinvigorated.
Blend 8 drops cedarwood essential oil with a carrier oil and massage
#7 Pain Relief
Cedarwood essential oil has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Animal studies have shown Himalayan Cedarwood reduces pain and inflammation.
Take a hot bath with 5 drops of cedarwood essential oil.