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Cedar Wood Products for Natural Skincare
Cedarwood Essential Oil and Its Health Benefits
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Cedar Wood Products for natural skincare such as cedarwood essential oil are a popular choice amongst aromatherapists because of its anti septic and skin toning properties.
If you are regularly exposed to coughs and colds through a lot of people contact in your life, then cedar wood can help get you back on your feet faster.
Cedar wood should never be used during pregnancy or taken internally. It is for external application only.
Use a few drops in a bowl of hot water as a vapor expectorant.
It clears out all of the phlegm in the chest and helps to breathe better, which also cuts down on the chance for bronchitis and pneumonia.
Other Benefits of Cedar Wood Products
Reminder: Pregnant women should not use this.
It's antispasmodic meaning it helps to relieve muscle spasms and pain caused by muscle strain or sprains.
Mix 3 drops in a glass of water and use as a mouthwash as a home remedy for a toothache.
A natural and gentle diuretic, which can help conditions such as obesity, arthritis and PMS.
Mix 3-5 drops in 1 ounce of water in a small spray bottle and use as a natural insect repellent - be sure you avoid your eyes!
Add a few drops of this cedar wood product to your shampoo and your dandruff will disappear!
You will find more natural dandruff treatments here.
Add it to a bath if you have a urinary tract infection or a skin rash.
It is also reputed to assist in the relief of arthritis and rheumatism.
Always use a carrier oil.
Recipes Using Cedar Wood
Natural Oily Hair Treatment
Natural Insect Repellent
Special Note: I use Amazon online to purchase ready to go products so I can maintain my natural skin care regime at all times, e.g travelling, working long hours, unable to get to the store... It is a good alternative without compromising my ideals.
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