Cedarwood Essential Oil
Qualities of Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood essential oil is made by steam-distilling the wood of the cedarwood tree. It is believed to be the first essential oil to ever be extracted, dating back to ancient Egyptian times. Cedarwood essential oil has a sweet, woodsy, earthy smell that makes it great to use. Cedarwood is calming and uplifting, which makes a great choice of essential oil to use during stressful times. Though its aroma is known to be “masculine,” cedarwood essential oil is good for aromatherapy, perfumes, massages, and more! No matter how you decide to use it, cedarwood essential oil is beneficial in many ways!
There are many beneficial qualities of cedarwood essential oil which can be obtained in different ways. The most popular way is by using a diffuser and vaporizer. A couple drops in a diffuser may help relax your body after a long day as you are able to inhale the aroma anywhere in your room. Another popular way is to mist the aroma on your body as a body spray. We recommend using cedarwood hydrosol.
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General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before.
Shelf Time: 3 years when it is store in a cool dry place protected from sunlight.