Properties: the two types of cedarwood (Atlas and Virginian) are antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, sedative (to nervous system) and tonic (to circulatory system).
|Usage||What it’s good for|
|Massage, added to bathwater or a vaporiser/burner, steam inhalation||Eczema, oily skin and acne, coughs, bronchitis, catarrh, cystitis, stress and tension.|
|Hair tonic||Hair loss and dandruff.|
|In a burner||Insect repellent, particularly useful for moths.|
Caution: not to be used during pregnancy. Virginian cedarwood can cause skin irritation and should never be used undiluted.