About Cedarwood Essential Oil Blood Cedar Virginia:
Cedarwood Essential Oil Blood Cedar Virginia (Juniperus virginiana), has an amazing, woody, smoky aroma with a beautiful dark red color. The deep color is a great choice for many colored soaps. Interestingly, the rich hue to due with the heartwood of older trees, and alternatively, the superior aroma. One key natural constituent, cedrol, is quite high in Blood Cedarwood oil. When blended with Citronella, Blood Cedarwood oil can be used as a mosquito-repellent. It also blends well with Patchouli, Sandalwood, and Vetiver and can act as a fixative in some blends.
Action and Traditional Uses For Cedarwood Essential Oil Blood Cedar:
Cedarwood is mildly antiseptic and may be effective against hair loss (alopecia areata), tuberculosis, bronchitis, gonorrhea, and skin disorders such as acne and psoriasis. It can reduce hardening of artery walls. It is high in sesquiterpenes which can stimulate the limbic region of the brain (the center of emotions). It also may help stimulate the pineal gland, which releases melatonin, an antioxidant hormone associated with deep sleep. Throughout antiquity, cedarwood has been used in medicines and cosmetics. The Egyptians used it for embalming the dead. It was used as both a traditional medicine and incense in Tibet, and for purification by Native Americans. It is recognized for its calming properties and is used to benefit the skin and underlying tissues. Application: Diffuse or apply topically on location.
Indications: Bronchitis, anger/hysteria, hair loss, arteriosclerosis, diuretic, tuberculosis, calming, nervous tension, and urinary infections.
Other Uses: Cedarwood may help with acne, anxiety, arthritis, respiratory congestion, coughs, cystitis, dandruff, psoriasis, sinusitis, skin diseases, and fluid retention. It may help open the pineal gland. It also helps to reduce oily skin.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.
Essential Oils Safety & Disclaimer:
This information is for educational purpose only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose and disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purpose only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate. As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.