Cedarwood essential oil has an abundance of therapeutic uses and health benefits, both psychological and physical. These benefits make cedarwood a welcomed addition to your medical cabinet.
PROPERTIES AND HEALTH BENEFITS OF CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
Modern medical research has shown that extracts from the Cedarwood needles have a pain killing and antiseptic effect and that the tree has antioxidant properties.
Furthermore, the natural health benefits of cedarwood essential oil can be attributed to its properties, such as antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, antiseborrheic, antispasmodic, astringent, tonic, diuretic, expectorant, emmenagogue, sedative, fungicidal and insecticidal.
Ayurvedic practitioners use preparations from the Himalayan Cedarwood tree to treat diabetes, urinary tract infections, obesity, skin ailments, to aid digestion, to strengthen the heart muscles, to improve blood circulation and to treat pain. The oil is used for colds, coughs, hiccups, arthritis, headaches and gout.
Not all the genus’ of the Cedarwood/Juniper varieties contain the same compounds, so…
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