If you’re a bit of a Melt candle addict, you’ll have noticed we feature cedarwood in quite a few of our scents. Extracted through the process of steam distillation from the wood pieces of the Cedar Wood tree, it’s one of the most popular essential oils you’ll find around today – offering many medicinal and health benefits. And when it comes to our scented candles, cedarwood has a lot to offer too. An ideal base note, it’s helpful in rounding out sharpness of spice and grounding florals, while adding interest to an overall scent.
Cedarwood’s earthy aroma is known for its soothing and grounding properties. It’s an ideal scent for stressed out and tired minds, and for relaxing with at the end of the day – a must-have for every household we’d say!
When we’re angry or stressed out it can be hard to think straight or make the simplest of decisions. Inhaling the cedarwood scent helps to clear all that mental clutter and rid those destructive emotions that are preventing your from being able to focus.
Cedarwood’s grounding properties help you to feel safe and secure in yourself. By tackling stresses and destructive emotions, one can begin to adopt self-acceptance and love – feeling better about themselves and the world around them.
Often used as an antiseptic, antispasmodic and astringent, cedarwood can be used to tackle a number of problems. It’s also useful for alleviating all those symptoms of coughs and colds. By inhaling the scent, troublesome congestion can be removed, making many of your symptoms float away.
Whether you suffer from dry or oily hair and skin, cedarwood oil can help bring everything back to its optimal condition through regulating the secretion of sebum.
Where to find Cederwood in our luxury scented candle product range
If you fancy trying a cedarwood-based candle for yourself, explore these melty scents: