Cedar Oil

Cedar Oil for Health

Cedar oil, also called cedarwood oil, is actually not cedar at all. More on that in a bit. First, I really want to sing its praises for providing a beneficial purpose I just learned about, pesticide.

I am new to the world of essential oils. Though, I have a new neighbor who invited me over for a block party so I could meet all the neighbors.

It was a hot day, and anyone — including me — would have expected some bugs. They lived here for years, and I guessed wrongly that they had an effective pesticide service.

Just as I was about to ask, another neighbor chimed in and asked about the cedar oil treatments. It got my attention, and they explained how it works, where to buy it, and where I could use it to achieve the same bug-free living experience in the height of summer.

It turns out that cedarwood has been used by Ancient Egyptians to keep bugs from invading an embalmed body. And the curious reason cedar trees are not used in the process of making the oil is because the cedar trees of Lebanon have nearly been eradicated.

The aroma is a woody one, but overall much more pleasant than dealing with creepy crawling critters.