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The warm, woody fragrance of Cedarwood incense is hard to resist. Whether you want to drift off to sleep or balance your root chakra, you can use this particular scent. Within this guide, we will take a look at what it is, its benefits, and how you can get started with it.
What is Cedarwood Incense?
Made from a composition of cedarwood essential oil, vegetable compost, charcoal, frankincense, and bulk salt, this incense is highly potent. The aroma dates back for centuries and has often been used in religious ceremonies all around the world.
Cedarwood essential oil comes from the bark, leaves, and shoots of the trees. For that reason, it is readily available and has fast become one of the most popular scents. In the modern age, you can get a whole range of cedarwood products on the market.
Often thought to be associated with feelings of joy and jubilation, Cedarwood incense is a great addition to your aromatherapy bank. You can use the incense as part of a number of different practices or within your everyday Kundalini Yoga activities. The choice is yours.
Benefits of Cedarwood Incense
So, why should you use Cedarwood incense? The short answer is that this fragrance has a whole range of health and wellness benefits. Let’s take a look at two of the core reasons to burn some.
When you’re finding it hard to get the rest and relaxation you need, it can be tough. One of the approaches you may take is to burn some incense. Research suggests cedarwood oil may have sleep-inducing qualities. That means it can help you when you want to relax.
If you are currently having sleep problems, it may be worth using this incense in your bedtime routine. You can engage in some mindful meditation ahead of going to bed. When you do that, why not light some Cedarwood incense and see if it makes a difference.
40 million adults in the US have anxiety — in some form. When you struggle with anxious feelings or negative thought patterns, it can impact every area of your life. Needless to say, you should look into the support you can get from your doctor or mental health team.
However, if you are looking for a holistic way to tackle the problem, Cedarwood incense may be the way to go. Research suggests that cedrol in cedarwood oil may have a soothing effect on your overall mood. Since this type of incense typically includes the oil, you might find that burning it has a positive effect on how you feel. Try it for yourself.
How to Use Cedarwood Incense
Want to start using Cedarwood incense in your practice? When you are engaging in root chakra exercises, you might find that this scent is useful. You can burn it in your studio or room when you are doing certain types of kriyas. Since the fragrance tends to have grounding qualities, it may help you to balance your root chakra more effectively.