“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”
~ Etty Hillesum
If you've ever pulled a blanket or thick sweater out of a cedar chest, you know how relaxing and enjoyable that smell can be. This is because cedarwood oil has a strong grounding and calming effect on our nervous system. Cedarwood oil can also help you physically by:
To apply you can combine the cedarwood oil with massage oil and rub the mixture on your chest, back, and throat. You can also utilize steam by adding a few drops of essential oil to a pan of water that is simmering on the stove. If steam is impractical at the moment, try inhaling a tissue scented with the oils.