Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
Cedarwood creates a tranquil environment you can enjoy as you relax at the end of the day. It is popularly used in the perfume and skincare products, It’s also a natural bug repellent.
The warm, woody and somewhat balsamic aroma of Cedarwood essential oil is relaxing and calming. Due to its high concentration of the sesquiterpene alcohol cedrol, Cedarwood is one of the most grounding aromas for essential oils. You can enjoy Cedarwood’s scent by diffusing Cedarwood for a calming aroma as you unwind before bed.
Cedarwood can also be used topically. Incorporate it into your facial skin care routine to add a warm, woody scent to your self-care.
One of the traditional uses for Cedarwood is to repel bugs. Place a drop of Cedarwood on a cotton ball and keep it in your closet or storage boxes to repel insects. You can also add Cedarwood oil to mulch or topsoil to discourage insects.
Cedarwood essential oil is often used as a base note for scents and perfumes. The aroma blends well with a variety of citrus and floral essential oils such as Bergamot, Jasmine, Rose and Lemon.
doTERRA Cedarwood is distilled from the wood of the hardy Red Cedar tree, which reaches heights up to 100 feet and thrives under difficult conditions. The aromatic, brownish-red wood is a remarkable material with powerful properties that come from tree’s essential oil content. Red cedar is refreshing to the air and repels moths. Like the resilient tree it comes from, Cedarwood essential oil evokes an atmosphere of stability, determination, and vitality.