Let’s Take a Trip Down Cedarwood Road and Learn 5 Awesome Things

Today we’re going to talk about Cedarwood essential oil. This versatile and masculine-scented oil has antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, and many more¬†properties. By the end of this article, you will be highly impressed by the variety of uses and characteristics it has. It’s not just a great song by the band U2.

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It’s Practically the Swiss Army Knife of Essential Oils

One of the most prominent essentials oil is, by far, the Mighty Lavender. Its botanical name is lavandula angustifolia¬†and it also exists as¬†lavandula officianalis, lavandula latifoli and lavandula stoechas. It’s likely the most versatile oil because of the variety of problems it treats.

Rene Maurice Gattefosse treated burn injuries he’d sustained from an explosion at the laboratory where he worked using the lavender essential oil he had on hand. He observed that the lavender oil reduced the trauma while speeding up the healing process. And thus a new branch of therapy began. He named it aromatherapie in 1937.

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