Health Benefits of Cedarwood in Aromatherapy

One of the majestic trees ‘Cedarwood’ was first used to build King Solomon’s temple because of the tree’s fragrance was thought to a great one that can lead from worshipers to prayer and it was thought to the closer to God. The early Egyptians especially used this Cedarwood in preserving for the purpose of embalming, in cosmetics and as incense.  Aromatherapist say there are several health benefits of Cedarwood.

Scent of Cedarwood

A prominent Cedar has a camphor top note with a woodsy, balsamic undertone. Red cedar is sharper looks like a newly sharpened pencil.

About Cedarwood

It is an evocative scent which opens emotions and helps lovers to enter in a spiritual dimension in their lovemaking. Moreover, people believe benefits of Cedarwood are many, and it is generally used to include in men’s colognes and aftershaves and especially used to make cigar boxes, cedar chests and panel closets.

Uses of Cedarwood

It has been gaining popularity day by day from aromatherapy to useful essential oil, and the main benefits of Cedarwood is to treat common conditions in Aromatherapy.  It is a well-known essential oil used to make clothes smell great, and on a practical level, they repel wool moths. It has immense aromatherapy applications.

Benefits of Cedarwood

It can sooth fears and anxieties and draws lovers into a blissful and sensual reality. Scent of cedar has a caphoraceous top note with a woodsy, balsamic undertone. The Therapeutic properties of cedar are excellent. Cedar provides antiseptic, astringent, brings on menstruation, clears, mucus, sedates nerves and stimulates circulation. Both cedar and juniper are best to avoid using during pregnancy. Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from Juniperus virginiana of the Cupressaceae family. It is also known as Virginian, red, eastern red or southern red cedar. This is one of the most popular essential oil or plant oil which is used in aromatherapy for the purpose of clean smelling, balsamic oil does not only help calm and balance energy, but also promotes spirituality, while helping to clear the respiratory system of excess phlegm and catarrh. It sorts out urinary tract infections, as well as bladder and kidney disorders, while improving oily skin and clearing up dandruff.


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