This woody-scented oil packs lots of benefits for your hair, skin, and your health in general. This is how you can include it in your routine!
Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from different types of cedar trees, thus you might find several variants of it. Each is used for a different purpose, but all of them share some general purposes.
How to use cedarwood essential oil in your skin and hair care routine
Cedarwood essential oil for your skin
Cedarwood essential oil is a natural antioxidant, it has antifungal, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. This makes it great to treat acne and heal wounds. Use a cou}ple of drops of cedarwood oil mixed with a carrier oil for brighter and younger-looking skin.
If your hair is looking rather dull, your scalp is irritated, or you have dandruff, just add a couple of drops of cedarwood essential oil to your shampoo bottle and enjoy hydration, reduced flakiness, and a boost in your hair growth.
Cedarwood essential oil is also used to manage stress and anxiety, it helps you sleep and topical application of the oil can relieve joint inflammation. To help teat cough, rub a few drops of a mixture of carrier oil and cedarwood essential oil on your chest or add it to your diffuser.
If you are going to apply cedarwood essential oil directly onto your skin or hair, it is important to mix it with a carrier oil, remember it is highly concentrated and it could cause irritation if you use it without diluting it.