The health benefits of Cedarwood essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an antiseborrheic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, tonic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, insecticidal, sedative and fungicidal substance. Cedarwood is basically a plant native to cold climates and is normally found at high altitudes. Can also be used for steam inhalation, added to hot bath or put in an aromatherapy diffuser.