Treating Various Health Ailments With Cedarwood Essential Oil

Essential oils have been known to benefit people with various respiratory, digestive, and nervous disorders for many years. 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 mind, body, and spirit.

Cedarwood Himalayan oil is one of many types of essential oil whose antiseptic, expectorant and astringent properties make it popular among people. It is obtained by steam distillation of pieces of cedarwood, which is a plant that comes from cold climates and is usually found at high altitudes.

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

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

Astringent – This property of cedarwood helps treat toothache, strengthens the adhesion of gums to teeth, tightens relaxed muscles, and gives you a feeling of firmness and fitness. This property can also be used to treat digestive problems such as diarrhea because 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 microbes. It can be safely applied to wounds and even used as an ingredient in herbal antiseptic creams.