Cedar is a tree native to North Africa that has the reputation of being rot-proof because of its abundance of aromatic molecules.
Presenting several varieties (Atlas cedar, Virginia cedar, white cedar …), its essential oil, obtained by distilling wood with water radiantly slim vapor, has special properties and benefits to health.
But is it effective to lose weight? Yes, because it has the power to break down fat. Let’s see in detail how cedar essential oil can lead to weight loss, its various benefits and how to use it as part of a slimming program …
Why is cedar essential oil particularly effective at losing weight?
The essential oil of cedar is above all lipolytic, which means that it promotes the decomposition of fats and their elimination. It prevents the absorption and storage of fat, and destroys the encrusted cellulite, which inevitably leads you to lose weight.
In addition, improving blood circulation and fighting against water retention and orange peel, it also eliminates toxins and waste from the body, which accentuates the disappearance of extra pounds.
So draining and anti-fat, the essential oil of cedar is the ideal anti-cellulite companion which will firm up your figure and make you lose weight smoothly.
How to use cedar essential oil during your slimming diet?
The essential oil of organic cedar, sold in bottle of 5 or 10 mL in pharmacy and health food store, is used in cutaneous application as part of a slimming diet.
You will put in massage morning and evening, 2 drops of cedar essential oil mixed with 8 drops of vegetable oil on the areas most affected by cellulite. After 3 weeks you will pause and then start again if necessary.
For more efficiency, you can mix 15 drops of cedar essential oil (1 mL) with 8 drops of evergreen cypress essential oil (0.5 mL) and top up with macadamia vegetable oil until you reach the top. to obtain 30 mL of solution. Then apply 10 to 20 drops of this mixture on the stomach, thighs and hips, once or twice a day and every day.
And if you’re really in a hurry, for a more powerful action, mix 45 drops of Atlas cedar essential oil (3 mL) with 23 drops of evergreen cypress essential oil (1.5 mL) and fill in a bottle with macadamia vegetable oil until you get 30 mL of solution.
You will then put 10 to 20 drops of this mixture on the fatty areas 1 to 2 times a day, every day for 3 weeks. You will then pause and renew this treatment if necessary.
Be careful however, cedar essential oil is not recommended for women during pregnancy or breastfeeding, and for children under 6 years of age. And its use is only dermal, diffusion and inhalation, and never pure!
Other benefits of cedar essential oil
You ask yourself the following question: “Apart from erasing the beads, can I use cedar essential oil for something else? “. The answer is positive because this essential oil has several virtues, good for the health and the environment.
It first improves blood circulation and treats circulatory disorders.
It is also a good anti-inflammatory that has an anti-viral action (especially on herpes).
It is moreover antibacterial, expectorant (it soothes the cough and decongest the mucous membranes) and cicatrisante.
It also has several benefits on the aesthetic: it acts against greasy hair, dandruff, hair loss, oily skin, acne skin, and corns on the feet.
But still, it fights against rheumatism and against all chronic pain located at the joints.
It also helps to overcome depression, poor sleep, stress, burnout and tension, as it is truly relaxing and comforting.
And finally it is repulsive and effective against mosquitoes and mites.
Thus, burned to protect against demons in Mesopotamia and used for building palaces and ships in the Middle East, cedar is a symbol of majesty and longevity (see immortality), and has many interesting virtues.
The essential oil of cedar, which exudes a woody, sweet and lemony scent, is also particularly used in cosmetics and highly prized against cellulite. But as in any slimming program, it is essential to have a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet without excess, to ensure success. Move, eat and massage are the key words against the pounds in