Cedarwood Essential Oil is extracted from Cedar Plant. They are many varieties of cedar trees around the world. They are various Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits
Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits
1. Prevent Infection
Cedarwood oil helps to prevent a wound from septic and protecting from tetanus germs. It is safe to apply on wounds as antiseptic and it is used in many herbal antiseptic creams.
2. Treat Insomnia
It has a natural sedative property which helps to combat insomnia. Its aroma helps to release serotonin in the brain, and convert into melatonin, which encourages peaceful sleep. You can use it as a diffuser in the room and few drops on pillow cover to inhale overnight.
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3. For Hair
Massaging oil on the scalp which helps to reduce alopecia. It helps to increase blood flow and improve the strength of the hair from the root. It also reduces hair fall and improves hair growth. Best cedarwood oil benefits for hair is helps for strong hair.
4. Respiration Disease
Cedarwood Essential oil helps to reduce irritation which produces by cough, cold or mucus production. It also clears the congested nasal passage and makes easier breath. It is most beneficial for asthmatics and chronic respiratory disease.
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5. For Skin
By its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, it helps to treat skin conditions like
- Minor Wounds
Other Benefits of Cedarwood Oil
- Treat Cough
- Promote urination
- Relieve Spasms
- Stimulate Menstruation
- Health Tonic
- Relieve Depression
- Insect Repellant
- It is not safe to use orally it may cause vomiting, nausea, digestive system.
- If you are pregnant is not safe to use cedar essential oil
- It may cause skin irritation (1) if you use large concentration.