Western Red Cedar / Thuja Plicata / Arborvitae
Introducing our Western Red Cedar Essential Oil, a natural wonder distilled from our majestic red cedar trees of the Pacific Northwest. Known for its enchanting woody aroma and therapeutic properties, this oil is a true gift from nature. Discover the myriad of health benefits and historical uses that make it a cherished addition to your holistic wellness routine.
Health Benefits: Western Red Cedar Essential Oil offers a wealth of health benefits that uplift both the body and mind. Its calming and grounding properties make it an ideal stress-reliever, promoting relaxation and easing tension. Inhaling the woody scent can evoke a sense of tranquility and well-being, making it a perfect choice for meditation and promoting a restful sleep.
This essential oil is known for its natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it beneficial for skincare. It can soothe irritated skin, reduce redness, and support a healthy complexion. Its astringent qualities can help tighten pores and combat acne, while its antioxidant content helps protect the skin from environmental stressors.
How to Use: For aromatic use, add a few drops of Western Red Cedar Essential Oil to a diffuser and enjoy the calming and refreshing scent that fills the air. You can also create a relaxing ambiance by adding a few drops to a warm bath or using it in a massage oil for a soothing experience.
For topical application, dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil like coconut or jojoba oil to avoid skin sensitivity. Gently massage the diluted blend onto your skin to enjoy the oil’s skincare benefits and its pleasing aroma.
Traditional Uses: Throughout history, Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest revered Western Red Cedar for its spiritual significance and healing properties. The oil was used in ceremonial practices to purify the air and create a sacred space. The tree itself was considered a symbol of strength and wisdom.
In traditional medicine, Western Red Cedar/ Arborvitae was valued for its therapeutic properties in soothing respiratory issues. The oil was used in steam inhalation to alleviate congestion and clear the airways.
Today, we honor these age-old traditions by offering you the pure essence of Western Red Cedar in our essential oil. Experience the power of nature’s tranquility and embrace the time-honored wisdom of this cherished oil in your daily life. Elevate your well-being with Western Red Cedar Essential Oil, and indulge in the wonders of its holistic benefits.
Essential oils contain a suite of terpenes specific to that cultivar in that region. Often referred to as the “essence” of the plant. Enjoy the aroma of Vancouver Island in your home.
Topical Use Cautions: External use only. Always dilute oils before topical use. Essential oils may cause skin irritation in some individuals, a skin test is always recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: 6+ year shelf life. Store in a cool, dark place for extended life.