Many years ago, young women would prepare for marriage by filling a cedar chest with household items and personal items they would use when they married. Maybe you can remember the wonderful, comfortable smell of that opened cedar chest. Today some of our homes have a cedar-lined closet where they keep coats and clothes out of season, safe from humidity and moths. Cedarwood essential oil is good for getting rid of moths, but it has so many other healthy benefits and uses.nbsp; And if you processed your Loyalty Order by the 15th the month you received a FREE Cedarwood Oil!nbsp; Read on to learn how to use it!nbsp;
What are the benefits of Cedarwood Essential Oil?
There are many benefits to Cedarwood essential oil. Some of the primary benefits are:
• It supports and maintains healthy respiratory function.
• It helps skin to recover quickly from minor skin irritations
• It promotes clear, healthy skin.
• Its relaxing and soothing aroma is perfect for massage therapy.
• Because of it diuretic property, it can aid in helping to guard against and cleanse the urinary system.
Top Ten Uses for Cedarwood Essential Oil
1. Cedarwood has a grounding aroma that evokes feelings of wellness and vitality. Try diffusing it after a stressful day to relax the mind and body.
2. It can be used with a carrier oil in massage therapy.
3. Add Cedarwood and Geranium to your “oil cleansing” routine! If you don’t know what this is, it’s when you wash your face with essential oils and about a teaspoon of a carrier oil.
4. Inhale directly or diffuse to promote healthy respiratory function.
5. Cedarwood is a great essential oil to add to home-made rubs and lotions.
6. Cedarwood is very soothing and health-producing for people with muscular discomfort. It can be applied topically by adding 2-3 drops to a carrier oil that you massage into the affected areas. You can also add 8-10 drops to bath water.
7. It can help to get rid of dry scalp by mixing 2-3 drops with a chemical free hair conditioner. Then massage on scalp and wait 3-5 minutes before rinsing.
8. Cedarwood is a great repellent for insects and rats. Use a few drops on cotton balls and place in infested areas. You can also use 2-3 drops in a diffuser.
9. With its astringent qualities, Cedarwood oil can help to alleviate the occasional discomfort from toothaches, strengthen the grip of gums on teeth, and help to keep your teeth healthy and strong.
10. Cedarwood helps to promote easy breathing and a sense of clear airway passages. Cedarwood helps to stimulate the loosening of mucus, and to protect your body from the toxins excess mucus can cause.
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