Cedarwood Essential Oil - 10ml
What is Cedarwood Essential Oil?
Cedarwood essential oil has a lovely 'woodsy' scent and is derived from the needles, bark, leaves and berries of the cedar tree.
Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses:
- Add a few drops to a bath before bed for a calming and peaceful aroma to help you de-stress.
- Place a few drops on a towel and place under your pillow. Cedarwood essential oil has been said to have sedative qualities, making it beneficial in helping insomnia.
Also, some of the components found in this oil are cedrine, cedrol, and thujopsene. Some people have said these may have the following properties:
One of the notable uses for this oil is to assist hair growth for people suffering with alopecia areata. This is a disease that causes the immune system to attach hair follicles. A small study conducted in 1998 and reported in the archives of dermatology found that a daily scalp massage with this oil mixed with, thyme, rosemary and lavender essential oils along with a carrier oil, resulted in the significant hair growth.
Used in aromatherapy applications, Cedarwood Essential Oil helps to deodorize indoor environments, and repel insects. It is also said to prevent the development of mildew, improve cerebral activity, relax the body, and enhance concentration.
- Country of origin: United states
- Plant parts used: Wood
- Method of extraction: Steam distilation