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Cedarwood Essential Oil (Cedrus Atlantica) Cedarwood Essential Oil has a warm cedar aroma. It is relaxing and soothing when used for massage and is also useful for
helping to maintain healthy lung function. Cedarwood has a long history of use as a beneficial ingredient in cosmetic
preparations for oily skin.* Most essential oils work best when blended
with each other. The right combination will enhance the effects and power of the
essential oils. For some basic "oil recipes", check out our Recipe page or visit
our Essential Oil Blends store for some outstanding "Ready-Blends", created by
Body Systems Affected: Nervous and
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
essential oil is widely used in France to control anger,
arteriosclerosis, cellulite, hair loss, nervous tension and
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
Scent: Warm, soft, woody
How to use: Apply to
Vita Flex Points and directly on area of concern.
Sleeping pills no more.................
"We have an atomizer made for oils next to the bed with half Lavender and
half Cedarwood. One spray in the palm of my hand, dip my finger into the
oil for a bit on my forehead, a few GOOD huffs, and I rub my hands on the pillow
case next to my face...and I am OUT like a light. I used to have to take
sleeping pills EVERY night...no more!" Jessica Wild
"I have used YL Cedarwood Essential Oil for clearing up any of my post
menopausal acne. Any time I get an eruption from new facial hair, I grab the
Cedarwood and dab on a drop directly on the spots. One drop covers the whole
bunch. The skin gets dried at that spot and sloughs off. I then us coconut oil
as my usual facial moisturizer. I have had people tell me how young my face
looks. Could it be the oils? I think so!" Kathy Sheets
"Cedarwood is my FAVORITE sleep oil! I put a drop on a tissue and sleep with it
next to my nose! It is HEAVEN!"
"For mold allergies, My friend diffuses Cedarwood and says it has been the
greatest help to her."
"Cedarwood induces deep sleep. I used it after 2 surgeries, and slept longer
than I should have...weaned myself off of pain meds using Cedarwood!"
"I have a friend who has eczema and she used Cedarwood and it did wonders
overnight she was amazed."
Tennis Elbow -
"I used Cedarwood throughout the day from the elbow to the wrist for
this problem/pain! It worked for me..... this is what got me into YL oils in the
beginning. The first application 5-7 drops took about 1/2 the pain away. The 2nd
application the pain went away (I had it in both arms as I'd been cutting down
burdock in the pasture for days!) . I used the arm bands for tennis elbow and
continued with the Cedarwood for a couple of months as I did not want it to
Did you know. . .
Cedarwood is used for cystitis, flatulence,
and sore throats. It is also useful for skin disorders such as acne, dandruff, eczema, and
dermatitis. It can help to normalize oily skin.
A great recipe for Hair Loss- -Ylang Ylang, Cedarwood. and Clary Sage. Massage scalp and
leave on overnight. (Put an old towel over pillow)
Cedarwood essential oil can be used in furniture polish or as a fragrant wood restorer.
A few drops can be sprinkled around the toilet bowl for a “clean” fragrance.
Additional testimonials and application suggestions for Cedarwood
Essential Oil can be found at Oil Testimonials.