Cedarwood oil is used for hair loss when applied to the scalp with thyme, rosemary, lavender, jojoba, and grapeseed oils.
Cedarwood Oil Overview
Cedarwood oil is an essential oil distilled from the finely chopped wood of the cedar tree.
Topically, cedarwood oil is used most often for hair loss.
Cedarwood oil is thought to work in several different ways, but more evidence is needed to determine how cedarwood oil produces its effects.
There are no reports of significant side effects with cedarwood oil.
Cedarwood oil is used most often for hair loss. Cedarwood oil is also used as an insect repellant and as a fragrance in some soaps and perfumes.
Cedarwood oil has not been proven effective for all of the uses listed above. Cedarwood oil may be used for other conditions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Side Effects of Cedarwood Oil
There are no reports of significant side effects with cedarwood oil. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Cedarwood Oil Interactions
No drug interactions have been determined by the manufacturer. However, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Not all interactions are known or reported and new drug interactions are continually being reported.
Cedarwood Oil Precautions
Special precautions & warnings:
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using cedarwood oil if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, or trying to become pregnant.