Cedarwood Essential Oil
Known for its rich hue and warm, woody scent, Cedarwood essential oil provides a myriad of benefits that date back to biblical times. Cedarwood is native to cold climates, thriving in high altitudes and growing up to 100 feet. Cedarwood has a grounding aroma that evokes feelings of wellness and vitality. When applied topically, Cedarwood promotes clear, healthy skin. Additionally, Cedarwood is frequently used in massage therapy.
Home and Health Uses
- Diffuse after a stressful day.
- Add 1–2 drops to facial toner or moisturizer for added clarifying properties.
Cedarwood helps those who struggle to form social connections. It opens the heart so we may feel the love and
support of others. It helps us to feel like we belong and rid our souls of impressions of loneliness and isolation. Cedarwood belongs to the conifer tree family, and as such, it’s soothing to the central nervous system. Consequently, cedarwood can be used topically on the bottoms of feet along with lavender and/or Roman chamomile to support a good night’s sleep. It is also purifying and sedative.
The strong, grounding power of doTERRA Cedarwood has been used dating clear back to biblical times for a myriad of health benefits. The warm, woody aroma of this precious essential oil brings feelings of strength and vitality, reminiscent of the inspiring trees from which it comes.
The Cedar trees are native to cold climates and high altitudes and can grow to be up to 100 feet in height. These breathtaking trees often live for decades, serving as testaments to the resilience and strength the oil from their bark offers. doTERRA Cedarwood essential oil provides support to a variety of systems in the body.
When diffused or inhaled, Cedarwood helps maintain healthy respiratory function. For healthy, clear skin that glows with the light of vitality, apply Cedarwood to your skin or add a few drops to your moisturizer or face wash. You can also apply Cedarwood on freshly sprouted skin imperfections to help your face return to a clear appearance.
Because it does bring such a deep sense of calm to the mind and the body, doTERRA Cedarwood is frequently used by massage therapists in their practice.
The beauty of this ancient oil can be brought to your life in a variety of ways. Massage a few drops across your chest to encourage clear breathing and strength throughout a workout. Or place a few drops on a cotton ball to keep moths at bay in your closet or dresser.
In addition to its variety of mental and physical benefits, Cedarwood is also an insect repellant and can be used in the home or the garden to keep pests away.
doTERRA Cedarwood essential oil blends seamlessly with many other essential oils, including Lavender, Cinnamon, and Sandalwood. Try it out with any essential oil to add earthy tones to your aromatherapy as well as a sense of being grounded and firmly rooted in your purpose.