Cedarwood Aromatherapy and Incense – Use Cedar as a Building Material for Health Benefits

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Cedarwood Aromatherapy and Incense – Use Cedar as a Building Material for Health Benefits

Cedarwood aromatherapy is very powerful. It is used to treat a number of health conditions. In addition, it is also an excellent building material. It can be used to line closets with WRC tongue and groove. If you are considering using cedar for your project, check out this list of what cedar oil can do. Cedar wood will still give off an aroma and it will still be a natural insect repellent, including moths. Here is what cedar oil can do:

  • All natural antifungal
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antispasmodic / muscle spasms
  • Diuretic (used to treat high blood pressure, fluid build up heart conditions, etc
  • Insecticidal / insect deterrent
  • Alopecia / hair loss
  • Acne
  • Sleep
  • Anxiety

Using Cedar as a Building Material Instead of Cedarwood Aromatherapy

Cedarwood Building Material vs Aromatherapy
Cedarwood Building Material

There are many benefits to using cedar as a building material. Not only will it help with insects, but it is strong, durable and beautiful. It can be stained, carved and laid out in different options. It has an amazing woodsy aroma that is very relaxing and enjoyable. Whether you use it indoors or outdoors it will stand the test of time as it is a classic building material. At Surrey Cedar we sell red cedar lumber and products.

Table of the Different Types of Cedar – Pros and Cons

There are 5 types of cedar. Each has different benefits as well as drawbacks. It really depends on how you intend to use the cedar. It can be used as an essential oil for aromatherapy purposes or as a building material. Most types of cedar aren’t the best for building with, even though the wood varieties are all quite stunning in appearance. The best type of cedar to build with is Western Red Cedar. Here is a table of the different types of cedar.

Type of Cedar Pros Cons
Western Red Cedar Low density and lightweight Need to know where to buy it
Northern White Cedar Resists decay and insects Brittle
Eastern Red Cedar Aromatic cedar Finishing problems, especially with oils
Yellow Cedar Hard, dense and lightweight Very expensive
Spanish Cedar Aromatic and moisture-resistant Very expensive

Contact Us for More Info About Cedar as a Building Material – Bonus Benefit Cedarwood Aromatherapy

There are many benefits to cedarwood aromatherapy and incense. Most of all, it is an excellent building material. If you would like to place an order for cedar lumber or any of our cedar products, please contact us or request a free estimate. If you have any immediate questions please call us at 1-888-534-9936< or send us an email

Surrey Cedar
Surrey Cedar is a re-manufacturer, distributor, and installer of western red cedar products. Since 1979, we have re-manufactured our key product lines in-house, which has led to tight quality controls and exceptional value. Our products can be seen throughout the world - literally on every continent (except Antarctica!) - as we take great pride in offering superior Canadian-made quality and exceptional mill-direct value.