Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil for Hair, Skin, and Spirit
By: Fizza Mehdi
Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil is an active ingredient in many cosmetic products, hygiene products, and fragrances, as it offers strong physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits.
In the bible, the cedar tree holds special meaning. It was the first tree to be planted by God with powerful characteristics such as strong and durable, graceful and beautiful, and high and tall. The ancient Egyptians incorporated cedar oil within their embalming practices, and ancient tribes believed that God held the energy of the cosmos within the cedarwood tree making it sacred. Accompanied with Cedarwood’s long ancient history, Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil has many beneficial therapeutic properties.
Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil aids in promoting hair growth and scalp health reducing dandruff and flaking of the scalp.
Alopecia Areata is a hair loss disease where the immune system attacks hair follicles leading to hair loss. A study was performed with participants that had Alopecia Areata, they were given a blend of cedarwood, thyme, rosemary and lavender essential oils blended with a carrier oil to massage into their scalp for a period of 7 months. Participants experienced significant hair growth and improved scalp health.
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Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil offers a woody and warm scent often featured in many products for men, such as colognes, aftershaves, shampoos and deodorants. This essential oil contains anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that are especially beneficial for acne prone skin. To use, apply few drops into your favorite carrier oil, or your regular skincare products to gain its benefits. Additionally, you may diluted Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil onto your skin as a fragrance.
One active chemical component of cedarwood atlas essential oil is sesquiterpenes. This chemical is found to play a role in a range of biological processes with effects on the central nervous system. Sesquiterpenes are additionally found in other essential oils such as vetiver, patchouli, and sandalwood essential oils all promoting mental wellbeing and emotional balance.
Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil is particularly known for its grounding and calming properties. This oil helps to realign an individual’s personal spiritual pathway especially when feeling lost or confused. It also wards off and protects against negative energy while helping to focus the wandering spirit and mind.
Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil offers pleasurable, inviting aroma makes it easy to incorporate into your self-care routines whether that be for cosmetic and healthcare benefits or for grounding and calming the spirit.
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