Cedarwood Essential Oil Properties (Cedrus deodara) Himalayan
Calming, warm, smoky scent with an undertone of mild, floral citrus.
- 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
- Therapeutic Quality
- Steam Distillation from Wood
- Country of Origin: India
Cedarwood Essential Oil Packaged
Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.
Background Information on Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood Himalayan/Deodar is an evergreen tree native to the Himalayas. The tree reaches 150 feet, has dark blue green needlelike leaves. The first cedar tree planted in Great Britain, in 1646, is still living today. Cedarwood was thought to be indestructible and was used for building palaces and furniture.
Egyptians highly prized cedarwood for cosmetic use. The Greeks and Egyptians also burned cedarwood in temples. The smoke of cedarwood is burned and inhaled in the Middle East (Cedar lebanon) for breathing issues. Cedarwood oil is used in hair and skin care.
The French add it to shampoos to protect hair and prevent hair loss. Cedarwood Himalayan is a key essential oil in our Hair Loss Helper blend.
Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits
Documented properties for cedarwood essential oil are antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, aphrodisiac, astringent, diruetic, expectorant, fixative, insect management, sedative, stimulant (circulatory), tonic.
Cedarwood essential oil encourages dreaming and is helpful for meditation and spiritual expansion. It is a calming oil which promotes sleep and relieves anxiety.* Cedarwood oil is known to improve mental clarity and loosens tight muscles.*
See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Emotional Wellness Properties
Cedarwood increases joy in relationships, neighborliness, social bonds, and a sense of belonging. It may be helpful to those who feel isolated, lonely and disconnected from loved ones.
If using cedarwood for emotional wellness, try using it with our free EFT Tapping scripts with products Open Heart body mind lotion and Forgiveness essential oil blend, which help release these emotional issues.
Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Suggestions & Blends
Blends well with bay laurel, fir, bergamot, cypress, carrot seed, cinnamon bark, jasmine, juniper, lemon, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, pine, rose, rosemary, ravensara, sandalwood, sage, thyme, vetiver.
Dilute with carrier oil for direct skin contact.
- To calm nerves, bathe with 2 drops of cedarwood, and 3 drops of lavender.
- To ease mental stress, vaporize 3 drops of cedarwood and 3 drops of orange.
- To regain inner strength mix cedarwood and Australian sandalwood and patchouli and apply it when you become anxious.
Cedarwood Essential Oil Safety Tips
- No hazards currently known.
- For external use only. See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.