Cedarwood Essential Oil (Cedrus Atlantica)
Body Systems Affected: Nervous and Respiratory Systems
Uses: Cedarwood essential oil is recognized for its purifying properties. It may help with acne, arthritis, coughs and congestion. It is very beneficial for psoriasis, skin diseases and may help to control dandruff. It helps with reducing oily skin.
Cedarwood essential oil is widely used in France to control anger, arteriosclerosis, cellulite, hair loss, nervous tension and urinary infections.
Historical Uses: The Ancient Egyptians and Greeks used Cedarwood oil to ward off infections and as an ingredient used in cosmetics. They also impregnated papyrus leaves with it to repel insects.
The early Europeans used Cedarwood oil to help heal the sick and to prevent outbreaks of disease. Europeans used Cedarwood oil to cure indigestion, flatulence, leprosy, bubonic plague, smallpox and fever.
The American Indians used Cedarwood oil for almost any health condition. Different tribes had alternate uses for the oil, such as the Mohawk Indians, who used the oil to remove warts, heal wounds, and to sooth muscular pain, and the Ojibwa used the oil to cure headache, constipation, and as an analgesic.
Properties: Anti-fungal, anti-infectious, antiseptic for urinary and pulmonary, astringent, diuretic, insect-repellent and sedative.
Scent: Warm, soft, woody
How to use: Apply to Vita Flex Points and directly on area of concern.
Safety: Use with caution during pregnancy.
Suggested Blending Oils: Bergamot, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, floral oils, resinous oils and rosemary.
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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