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Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood oil has a warm, woodsy smell that acts as an air deodorizer and even promotes healthy lung function. Perfect for cozy winter nights, its distinct smell works best to calm the mind. The oil adds an excellent boost to cognitive function to keep you focused. Studies have also found that Cedarwood oil's steadying effect is an active component in stimulating the brain to feel relaxed and reassured, suppressing anxiety and stress. You can also add a few drops to your hair mask to improve hair growth as well! An all around beneficial essential oil to blend daily.
OAE'S FAVORITE BLEND: Cedarwood Essential Oil, Frankincense Essential Oil and Lavender Essential Oil (Excellent for focus and concentration!)
BOTANICAL NAME: Cedrus atlanticus
PLANT PARTS USED: wood
AROMA: strong, camphoraceous, dry, sweet, woodsy (does not smell like a cedar chest)
COLOR & CONSISTENCY: thick
PLANT FAMILY: Pinaceae
ENERGETIC USES: blessing, health (maintain), heart chakra, meditation, money, protection, psychic energy, purification, self-control, spirituality, unhexing.
AROMATIC & THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH REPORTED: acne, aggression, anxiety, balancing, fear, focusing, grounding, harmonizing, nervous tension, regenerative, relaxing, strengthening, stress, air purifier, antiseptic, antispasmodic, arthritis, astringent, bronchitis, catarrh, cellulite, cystitis, constipation, coughs, dandruff, dermatitis, diuretic, dry hair, eczema, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hair loss, immunity stimulant, insect repellent, kidney disorders, male infertility, moth repellent, oily skin, osteoarthritis, rheumatism, sedative.
BLENDS WELL WITH: amyris essential oil, anise essential oil, bergamot essential oil, cardamom essential oil, citronella essential oil, clary sage essential oil, cypress essential oil, eucalyptus essential oil, frankincense essential oil, ginger essential oil, juniper essential oil, lavender essential oil, marjoram essential oil, mugwort essential oil, palmarosa essential oil, patchouli essential oil, rosemary essential oil, vetiver essential oil, ylang ylang essential oil.
SAFETY WARNINGS: Some sources say to avoid if pregnant. Do not confuse Cedarwood with Cedar Leaf (Thuja occidentalis) which is extremely toxic. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.