Latin Name : Juniperus Virginiana. Part of Plant Used : Wood. Source : USA. Extraction Method : Steam Distillation.
Cedarwood is basically a plant native to cold climates and is normally found at high altitudes. The health benefits of Cedarwood Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antiseborrheic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, tonic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, insecticidal, sedative, and fungicidal substance.
Cedarwood Essential Oil relieves symptoms of Seborrhoeic dermatitis, it’s a dreadful disease caused by a malfunction of the Sebaceous glands. This results in increased sebum production and subsequent infection of the epidermal cells. Cedarwood oil can be beneficial in curing this inflammatory situation and can reduce this skin peeling, regularize sebum production, and treat the infection. The oil also reduces the ugly redness and obvious signs of the condition while eliminating it.
Cedarwood oil prevents wounds from becoming septic as well as protecting them from tetanus germs. By defending the body against toxins, Cedarwood Essential Oil relieves the white blood cells and the immune system of the extra stress, which allows them to protect the internal functions.
Note: It is advisable to always consult an authorised practitioner when using essential oil as a health remedy or for aromatherapy.