Essential oils such as Cedarwood oil are plant extracts that are potentially beneficial for humans and can help manage stress, relax and help a person feel more positive. The use of these essential oils for therapeutic purposes is called aromatherapy. The term aromatherapy was coined in 1935 by a French chemist. However, art, as well as science, is nearly as old as the history of our civilization itself.
Cedarwood oil is extracted from the bark of the cedarwood tree and its history and use are perhaps as old as the Bible itself.
History of Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood Essential Oil has been an important part of our civilization. Its benefits and uses have spanned multiple civilizations ranging from ancient Egypt to Buddhist monks.
In Ancient Egypt, Cedarwood oil was a part of the mummification process. As a part of this process, other essential oils were used as well. For the Native Americans, it was a part of their spiritual ceremonies. It was a means of spiritual communication and was believed to quell anger and promote feelings of positivity. Buddhist monks believed that Cedarwood's scent brought a sense of calmness, positivity, and mental clarity it brings.
Cedarwood for aromatherapy
Cedarwood essential oil has been used as a part of aromatherapy practices in various forms. When blended with a carrier oil and used for topical application, it has the following benefits -
The cedarwood oil also has insect and bug repellent properties. You can make simple DIY Cedarwood moth balls. Take a few cotton balls and add cedarwood essential oil to them. Your natural and non-toxic moth balls are ready. Along with this cedarwood, the essential oil has sedative properties and when used in an oil diffuser or as a part of a humidifier, it can help with relaxation and improving the quality of sleep. The reason as to why essential oils can help us when inhaled. When we inhale the essential oil after it has been diffused the scent molecules in essential oils travel from the olfactory nerves directly to the emotional centre of the brain. VILASA's Dense Cedarwood Diffuser Oil is strictly to be used as a diffuser oil and is not for topical application.
Cedarwood has a rich history of being used across civilizations in various forms for various reasons. It is a time-tested ingredient that is a part of VILASA's diffuser oil range. VILASA's Dense Cedarwood Diffuser Oil has a strong woody, dry aroma that is grounding and tranquil at the same time. It is -
- 100% Natural & Pure Oil
- Premium aromatherapy diffuser oil for home use
- Best used as a workplace aroma for those “days of concentration”