Cedar wood oil:
Cedar wood oil has a characteristic soft, woody smell, which may change with time. It has a pale yellow to reddish yellow in color. It is thick and viscous oil, on keeping this essential oil still for long time it settles with some crystal like solids.
Properties of Cedarwood oil based on Medicinal:
Cedar wood oil is Astringent, Sedative, Anti Seborrhea, Expectorant, Anti-fungal, Diuretic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic and Emenagogue.
The primary components related to any unwanted chemical of Cedarwood oil are Thujopsene, other Sesquiterpenes, Cedrol and Widdrol, Beta-Cedrene and Alpha-Cedrene etc
Wood chips and sawdust are subjected to steam distillation to extract the oil and the yield is about 35%
Cedar wood oil is obtained by the process of steam distillation of wood pieces and sawdust of the cedar tree. This Pure Essential oil is used in pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Paint and Furniture Industry and Fragrance Industry.
8 Amazing Health Benefits and Uses:
Ans. Cedar oil is beneficial in many problems such as cystitis acne, osteoarthritis, bronchitis, cough and colds, eczema, insomnia, ulcers, and dandruff.
Ans. Cedar oil can be applied directly to the skin or added to baths. It also combined with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, sweet almond, or avocado).
Ans. The medicinal properties of Cedar wood oil includes Astringent, Sedative, Anti Seborrhea, Expectorant, Anti-fungal, Diuretic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic and Emenagogue.
Ans. Cedar wood oil should not be used during pregnancy.Pregnant women and children should consult their primary health care providers prior to using essential oils.
Ans. Inhaling the aroma of cedar wood essential oil (or absorbing cedar essential oil through the skin) is thought to transmit messages to a brain region involved in controlling emotions in aromatherapy.