Treating Various Health Problems With Cedarwood Essential Oil

Essential oils have been known for years to help people with various respiratory, digestive, and nervous system disorders. These oils are extracted from a variety of plants to create oils that can be used either aromatically, topically, or internally to instantly soothe, balance, and revitalize the body, mind, and spirit.

Cedarwood organic essential oil is one of the many types of essential oil whose antiseptic, expectorant, and astringent properties make it popular among people. It is obtained by steam distilling pieces of cedar, a plant native to cold climates and usually found at high altitudes.

The various health benefits that make this oil popular with the public include:

Diuretic – as oil that acts as a diuretic, it helps treat various ailments including obesity, high blood pressure, arthritis, urinary tract infections, rheumatism, and buildup of toxins in the blood.

Firming – The properties of cedarwood help to treat toothache, improves the adhesion of gums to teeth, tighten relaxed muscles and give you a feeling of strength and fitness. This property can also be used to treat digestive problems such as diarrhea as it tightens the muscles of the digestive system and contracts muscles that are prone to cramps.

Antiseptic – Prevents septic wounds and protects them from tetanus germs. It can be safely applied to wounds and is even used as an ingredient in herbal antiseptic creams.