Cedar Oil Benefits

Mhmmmmm, fresh Cedar. You know the smell, ladies love it, and guys need it.  The use of cedar topically has been around for centuries.

Pacific Northwest Native Americans used to weave shucked cedar together for armor.  They would weave it together so tightly that the cedar was even known to stop bullets fired from muskets.

The Greeks and Egyptians used it to embalm dead bodies, but only until recently have we started to fully realize the therapeutic powers of cedar oil.

cedar tree berries

lcm1863 “7383 Eastern Red Cedar Tree, Gettysburg” CC 2.0

    Here’s 5 things we do know it can do for us:
  • It’s woody, soothing and spicy aroma it can act as a sedative. Causing a decrease in stress levels, anxiety, insomnia, and tension.
  • The oil can be used for minor cuts and wounds as it contains antiseptic properties.
  • As an expectorant, it provides significant relief in naval and respiratory congestion, as it stimulates expulsion of phlegm and mucus from the lungs.
  • The astringent properties in Cedar oil allow it to be a great remedy for oily skin
  • It can be an effective hair tonic, effective against seborrhea of the scalp, dandruff, and alopecia.

So get in there and armor yourself with some cedarwood soap Squatch Nation!  Pick yourself up a bar with cedar essential oils.

Cedar Citrus with Cedar Oil

Banner image: Jerry Meaden “Cedar Forest” CC 2.0/Cropped

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