All About Cedarwood [Infographic]

24 January 23, 2017 - Aromatherapy, Essential Oils, How to Use Essential Oils, Infographics, Sharing the Lifestyle, Wellness, Young Living Lifestyle, Young Living Resources

Cedarwood essential oil holds a special place in our hearts—and among our favorite beauty and personal care products! Cedar oil is a wonderful complement to your hair and skin care regimen, and the Cedarwood scent is evocative of the strong, tall trees it comes from.

In this infographic, we’re sharing some of our favorite factoids about this botanical and some of our tried-and-true Cedarwood oil uses. This graphic is handy to keep as a reference or share with a friend looking to explore Cedarwood essential oil benefits.

All About Cedarwood Infographic


What do you love about Cedarwood? Share with us in the comments.



  • Katherine February 8, 2017 - 11:02 am Reply

    I dry brush my skin with Cedarwood Oil every morning before I shower. A few (3-4) drops on the brush and away I go! (always remember to brush toward the heart!). I start with my feet and work my way up to the top of my head. Just takes a minute and the reward is so worth it. The aroma of the Cedarwood in the bathroom and the smooth texture to my skin is wonderful. I leave the house for work with a great attitude 🙂

  • Lori Meek February 8, 2017 - 8:00 am Reply

    I have had cedarwood for a long time and had no idea what to use it for. After reading the replies, I put a drop in my mascara. And I put 2 drops in my hair after shampooing. Oh my! Its awesome! So happy I read the blog and found great uses for cedarwood. Putting in diffuser tonight! Thank you!

  • Tracey February 8, 2017 - 7:48 am Reply

    I use it on my wrists at bedtime. It’s calming and smells wonderful. So a win win….a way to look forward to bedtime. It’s diffused as well.

  • Debra February 8, 2017 - 5:24 am Reply

    I use a few drops of Cedarwood and a few drops of Tea Tree oils on a cotton ball after washing my face at night as a fabulous toner for my face and neck. It also removes the bits of makeup you miss and leaves your skin feeling refreshed, smooth and soft!

  • Pam, February 8, 2017 - 5:20 am Reply

    I use cedarwood and lavender every night sprinkling a few drop on my pillow. absolutely love that scent. Glad to know I can now use it for so much more.

  • Shirley Treanor February 8, 2017 - 3:56 am Reply

    I mix Cedarwood with a carrier oil and rub it on my hands and fingers

  • Jamie Tyler February 7, 2017 - 10:35 pm Reply

    We diffuse 4 drops of cedar wood with 1 drop of dream catcher at night!

  • Susan Herriott Smith, CMT February 7, 2017 - 9:31 pm Reply

    I use cedar wood oil add a drop pr two to a paper towel that I wrap my sable water color brushes in their case

  • Brenda Brodowy February 6, 2017 - 8:39 pm Reply

    I use Cedarwood a lot for my skin.And the smell is so special too!

  • Melissa February 1, 2017 - 10:07 am Reply

    I love a drop of cedarwood in my mascara and in my hair.

    • Alexandria Horttor February 8, 2017 - 12:04 pm Reply

      I use a drop of Ceadarwood and a drop of Lavender in my mascara.

  • Brenda February 1, 2017 - 3:53 am Reply

    I’ve been diffusing Cedarwood, RC, and Myrtle at night.

  • Cedar Johnson January 31, 2017 - 2:48 pm Reply

    I love Cedarwood. My husband and I put it in our hair everyday.

  • Amy January 31, 2017 - 9:58 am Reply

    I diffuse cedarwood an RC every night.

  • Pam Goudzwaard January 30, 2017 - 10:11 am Reply

    I’ve been adding Cedarwood to my mascara, along with lavender.

  • Ellen Mnich January 29, 2017 - 11:28 pm Reply

    I love the way cedarwood smells – It helps me to relax so I can get a good night sleep

  • Cat Byrd January 29, 2017 - 2:11 pm Reply

    I diffuse Cedarwood every day when we are homeschooling & I use it on my hairline to promote more hair growth! I also put a drop of it & Lavender to My Mascara when I get a new one!

  • Steve Wilson January 29, 2017 - 1:38 pm Reply

    I love reading comments! Unfortunately I’ve not had the privilege of using Cedarwood yet. But look forward to sharing my experience when I have!

  • Emily B. January 29, 2017 - 10:10 am Reply

    Makes my hair so soft and shiny — I put a couple of drops through my hair after washing and drying — plus the smell is fantastic!

  • Saskia Jennings January 28, 2017 - 7:30 pm Reply

    I hated the cedarwood smell straight from the bottle… getting used to it now. However…diffusing it relaxes and silences my mind chatter in 5 minutes and my sleeps are longer. I love Cedarwood now.

  • Patty McBride January 28, 2017 - 6:09 pm Reply

    Just made my first batch of Cedarwood Goat Milk soap, not sure I can wait for it to cure so we can use it.

    • Diane Kirchin February 2, 2017 - 8:20 am Reply

      Can I have your recipe for this soap? It sounds great!

      • Lori Riley February 8, 2017 - 9:57 am Reply

        Did you get the recipe? I would love it as well!

    • Khristine Haydock February 8, 2017 - 12:25 pm Reply

      Would love the receipe. Can you please email it to me?

    • anne Hurst February 8, 2017 - 12:46 pm Reply

      I would love to have the recipe as well.

  • Patricia Fuller January 28, 2017 - 11:57 am Reply

    Use Cedarwood with Lavender in my diffuser for a peaceful night sleep

  • Ginger Johnson January 28, 2017 - 10:21 am Reply

    What’s there not to like about cedarwood? Fragrance, sleep enhancer, brain booster. You name it, cedarwood can support it!

  • Joyce Alexander January 28, 2017 - 8:02 am Reply

    I have used Cedarwood mostly on my hair and scalp
    Anytime of day or night. Love how it smells and feels
    Lindsey Elmore told us to rid the fizziness of hair to just put into palm of hands and rub into hair and scalp

  • Shirley Ransonet January 28, 2017 - 7:16 am Reply

    I have wonderful dreams diffusing Cedarwood (3 drops) plus 2 drops Frankincense or Lavendar

  • Connie Bynum January 27, 2017 - 10:55 pm Reply

    I put Cedarwood in my diffuser plus I put a few drops in my hands and breathe in the aroma. I make sure I have a bit on my wrists and under my nose. I Love this oil to support a Great night’s sleep.

  • Beth Zech January 27, 2017 - 10:30 pm Reply

    Cedarwood has been one of my most favorite EOs. I just love the outdoor cedar smell. Takes me to the mountains and woods. Very soothing.

  • Nancy Wilson January 27, 2017 - 9:17 pm Reply

    Love to use Cedarwood.I apply to the bottoms of my big toes about an hour before bedtime. Really helps me relax.

  • Katherine Oram January 27, 2017 - 8:44 pm Reply

    To me Cedarwood is very comforting! I love to rub it on to support a good nights sleep and I also add 2 drops to my sensation lotion and apply to my face every morning!

  • Julia January 27, 2017 - 8:01 am Reply

    I have been using it to ground me, and also at bedtime I apply a drop at the base of my neck to support restful sleep.

  • Melissa January 26, 2017 - 2:55 pm Reply

    I’ve heard it can be great for sleep support, which is why I purchased it, but I LOVE the scent!!!

  • Stephanie Fonte January 26, 2017 - 10:24 am Reply

    I love using it in my hair and during my nighttime routine!

  • Charla January 24, 2017 - 9:42 pm Reply

    I love it is good for supporting brain health too.

  • Satauria Wherley January 24, 2017 - 5:24 pm Reply

    I love cedar wood! My sister and I have been using it when we wash our hair.

  • Janice Borowski January 24, 2017 - 3:16 pm Reply

    I love using it for my hair after every wash, diffuse it with Ylang ylang, sniff it to perk positive energy or just rub it on chest.

  • Paul Heinzman January 24, 2017 - 12:07 pm Reply

    I either use Cedarwood or Sandelwood to mix with Thieves oil and vetiver oil with some Argan oil and use it for my main hair and beard moisturizer. I hope they will make a combo of shampoo and body wash with this smell. If not i will keep making my own.

    • Denice Buchanan February 1, 2017 - 7:50 am Reply

      May I have your recipe for beard oil? Want to make some for hubby for Valentines Day!

  • Melanie January 24, 2017 - 12:31 am Reply

    Thank you. I actually was using Cedarwood today!!

  • Carol Buess January 24, 2017 - 12:26 am Reply

    I love massaging a drop of Cedarwood into my hair and the back of my neck before falling asleep. That relaxes me. Love that Cedarwood!!

  • Michelle Shaffner January 23, 2017 - 8:44 pm Reply

    I love that cedarwood promotes a good night’s sleep!!

  • Crystal January 23, 2017 - 7:17 pm Reply

    I love diffusing this one with lavender. It’s very soothing!

  • Cyndy Streitz January 23, 2017 - 6:28 pm Reply

    I use cedarwood every night on the back of my neck to enhance a great night sleep.

  • Kathy Kuphal January 23, 2017 - 5:55 pm Reply

    We combine Cedarwood and Lavender essential oils every night in our diffuser. We wouldn’t be without them!

  • Jeanette Tellez January 23, 2017 - 5:53 pm Reply

    I love Cedarwood as my sleep support.

  • Beth Hebert January 23, 2017 - 5:51 pm Reply

    I love it in my perfume, in my mascara and in my diffuser at night!

  • Joanne January 23, 2017 - 4:33 pm Reply

    I love diffusing Cedarwood with Lavender as I fall asleep.

  • Loretta May Nerswick January 23, 2017 - 4:05 pm Reply

    Love Cedarwood. It smells so amazing!

  • Elane January 23, 2017 - 4:03 pm Reply

    My boyfriend LOVES Cedarwood – he enjoys the scent & the relaxing benefits.

  • Suzanne Scott January 23, 2017 - 11:56 am Reply

    We love Cedarwood in our diffusers with Lavender and German Chamomille at bedtime to support relaxation. My husband LOVES Cedarwood in his DIY beard oil with Frankincense and Pine and rotates it with Shutran beard oil.

    We also add Cedarwood and Mister to the Bath Gel base to make our own Shower gel! Cedarwood is a well loved oil in our home.

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