Weight : 10ml
Cedarwood Essential Oil
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Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from the wood pieces of a cedar tree. There are four species of cedar trees, which are all considered to be timber evergreen conifers belonging to the plant genus known as Cedrus.
A popular type of cedarwood essential oil (Juniperus virginiana) comes from the Eastern red cedar, also called pencil cedar. The major components of cedarwood essential oil are alpha-cedrene, beta-cedrene, cedrol, sesquiterpenes, thujopsene and widdrol — all of which contribute a great deal to its amazing health benefits.
What is the essential oil cedarwood used for? What are the benefits of cedarwood oil? You’re about to find out!
Some of the most common ways to use and benefit from cedarwood essential oil include:
- improve skin conditions like eczema
- promote hair growth
- soothe dry scalp
- has natural antiseptic properties
- arthritis relief
- natural deodorizer
- natural sedative
- natural diuretic
- improve focus and ADHD
- cough relief
- bug repellent
- stress relief
- fight fungal infections
- helps acne
Clearly, cedarwood essential oil is a great tool for your medicine cabinet. Now, let me elaborate on each of these uses and potential benefits just mentioned.
Eczema is a common skin disorder that causes dry, red, itchy skin that can blister or crack. Some users find that cedarwood essential oil reduces the unpleasant inflammation and dryness that comes with eczema. There are a few ways to include cedarwood essential oil in your daily routine by adding the oil to your skin lotion or soap, rubbing it on the infected or itchy area along with a carrier oil, or make yourself a bath with five drops of cedarwood oil added to it.
2. Hair loss
What does cedarwood oil do for your hair? Cedarwood essential oil seems to stimulate the hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp. This contributes to hair growth and may slow hair loss. Herbalists and aromatherapists often recommend cedarwood essential oil for hair loss, thinning hair and various types of alopecia.
What are the best oils to mix for hair growth? There’s evidence that applying cedarwood oil, in combination with the essential oils from thyme, rosemary, and lavender, to the scalp improves hair growth in up to 44 percent of people with hair loss after seven months of treatment. To take advantage of this possible benefit, you can add cedarwood oil to your shampoo or conditioner, or just massage the oil into your scalp with a carrier oil like coconut oil and let it sit for 30 minutes before rinsing.
3. Dry scalp
Cedarwood essential oil is often used to improve a dry or flaky scalp. This tree-derived oil can stimulate the scalp and increases circulation. To take advantage of this cedarwood essential oil benefit, mix two drops of it with coconut oil to create a mixture with antifungal and moisturizing properties. Add the mixture to your scalp, and rub it in for five minutes. For the best results, let it sit on your scalp for 30 minutes or so — then wash it out.