Cedrus, plant family Pinaceae
Cedar is used topically on wounds and prevents congestion while protecting against tetanus germs. It has antiseptic action and is used as an ingredient in herbal antiseptic creams. It shields the body from environmental toxins, and relieves the immune system.
Cedar wood is traditionally used for its anti-inflammatory effects during arthritis. It is used to reduce inflammation in the joints and tissues and as a result to relieve the horrible pain caused by this condition.
Cedar has antispasmodic properties. It can relieve any kind of spasm. This includes spasms of the respiratory system, intestines, muscles, heart and nerves.
The cardiotonic properties of cedar contribute to good heart health as it stimulates the body and stimulates metabolism. In general, cedar tightens and tones the muscles of the skin, stomach, digestive system and regulates brain function. It also enhances kidney and liver function.
The astringent effect of cedar wood strengthens the gums and keeps the teeth tight so that they do not fall out. It also tightens relaxed muscles and gives a feeling of firmness and youth. This particular property of cedar relieves diarrhea as it tightens the muscles of the digestive system.
The diuretic effect of cedar wood helps fight various diseases such as obesity, hypertension, hypertension, rheumatism and arthritis. Cedar is also traditionally used for urinary tract infections as it reduces the concentration of toxins in the blood. The frequency of urination increases and thus the elimination of fat, water and uric acid from the body increases.
Cedar wood is an emmenagogue which means that it stimulates the period and contributes to the regulation of the unstable cycle. Pain and symptoms such as nausea, fatigue, mood swings that are related to the period can be reduced as the cedar acts on the endocrine glands and regulates hormonal functions.
Cedar decoction helps relieve coughing and reduce coughing as it removes mucus and phlegm from the airways and lungs. It can also relieve a headache associated with a cold or cough.
It is even used for its sedative properties as it is an excellent herbal sedative which has a wonderful effect on the mind and body. It is recommended for people suffering from chronic anxiety, stress and depression. This property of cedar offers a healthy and quality sleep to people who suffer from insomnia. It can even relieve nervous itching and calm the tension and stress caused by a skin irritation.
Finally, cedar wood has fungicidal action and protects the body both internally and externally from fungal infections. It can also protect the body from food poisoning but also from pathogenic fungi of plants, animals and other people.
The use of cedar during pregnancy is prohibited.
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