There are several types of Cedarwood available. For example, Cedarwood Atlas, Cedarwood Himalayan, and Cedarwood Virginia Essential Oils, just to name a few. And while each of them do exhibit slightly different traits, all of them are relatively similar in how they can benefit an individual. One slight difference is in the aroma.
OVERALL BENEFITS OF CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OILS
USES FOR CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OILS
Some doctors have utilized cedarwood essential oils in studies with children where they helped treat ADHD and improved focus. Cedarwood essential oils were combined with lavender in some of those cases. Cedarwood can act against stress and relieve tension. Additionally, these essential oils can somewhat lessen muscle pain by reducing inflammation. They have also been used in recipes for DIY men’s cologne.
Due to the strength of this essential oil, it is not suggested that it be taken orally. In some individuals, though rarely, it has been known to cause skin irritation in high concentrations. And as with most anything, pregnant women should seek the advice of their doctor before using essential oils, including Cedarwood.
Botanical Name: Cedrus Atlantica
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Common Uses: Cedarwood Essential oil can be used to assist with acne, arthritis, bronchitis, dandruff, stress, hair loss, fungus and cellulite. It has warming, uplifting and toning properties that boosts your immune system. Cedarwood is also considered to be comforting, reviving and an aphrodisiac.