Cedarwood Diffuser Blends - 10 Woody Essential Oil Recipes

If you're looking to boost your wellness routine, consider adding some cedarwood diffuser blends to the mix. Cedarwood has a host of benefits that can help improve your health and wellbeing. From enhancing sleep to reducing anxiety and stress, cedarwood can help you feel your best. Read on to learn all about this woody oil plus get some of our favorite cedarwood diffuser blends!
10 Cedarwood Diffuser Blends - Calm Stress and Gain Confidence by Loving Essential Oils

Cedarwood essential oil is a tree oil that has a woody aroma. It is a wonderful mood stabilizer and can help wards off negative thoughts and worries. Try these Cedarwood Diffuser Blends to calm stress and gain confidence.

It has benefits for the respiratory system as well, soothing congestion and assisting against infections. Cedarwood's gentle nature makes it a great choice to use with children. It's a perfect substitution oil for other strong respiratory oils, like eucalyptus.

Cedarwood oil can also be used as a sleep aid. To use cedarwood essential oil for sleep, add a few drops to a diffuser or massage it into your skin before bedtime. You can also add cedarwood oil to your bathtub or apply it to your pillowcase.

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Types of Cedarwood Essential Oil

Here are more benefits you can enjoy with this grounding oil, plus the different types of cedarwood oil.

There are three popular types of cedarwood essential oil most commonly used in aromatherapy. Benefits and uses are similar between the oils but their aromas vary.

You can use whatever cedarwood essential oil type that you prefer in these diffuser blends. Here are the types of cedarwood along with some uses:

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil

  • Cedrus atlantica, OK for Kids 2+
  • Uses: Chest infection, catarrh, congestion, acne, scalp disorders, cellulite, anxiety, stress, tension, physical exhaustion; detoxifying (from The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Wormwood, page 576).

Cedarwood Himalayan Essential Oil

Cedarwood Virginian Essential Oil

  • Juniperus virginiana, OK for Kids 2+
  • Uses: Respiratory infections, decongestant, catarrh, bronchitis, coughs, urinary tract infections, cellulite (from The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Wormwood, page 576).

I personally like Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil the best. Here is my favorite one:

Cedarwood Essential Oil from Edens Garden - Loving Essential Oils

What Mixes Well With Cedarwood Essential Oil?

Cedarwood essential oil has a woody scent that is grounding and stabilizing. It is said to be helpful for focus and concentration, as well as for emotional balance. When used in aromatherapy, cedarwood essential oil can be blended with other oils to create a custom scent.

Some recommended oils to mix with cedarwood essential oil include Lavender, Cypress, Frankincense, Rosemary, and Vetiver. Each of these oils has its own benefits, and when combined with cedarwood essential oil, can create a truly unique experience.

Cedarwood Blends Well With

Relaxing Blends: combine cedarwood essential oil with lavender, chamomile, or valerian essential oil.

Invigorating Blends: combine cedarwood essential oil with rosemary, peppermint, or eucalyptus essential oil.

Focusing Blends: combine cedarwood essential oil with juniper berry, grapefruit, black pepper, or basil essential oil.

Whether you are looking for an uplifting or relaxing blend, these oils can help you achieve your desired effect.

Cedarwood Essential Oil Diffuser Benefits

Cedarwood oil has a refreshing, woodsy scent that can promote relaxation and help you feel more confident. It can help to ground and center you, making it ideal for use in meditation or other relaxation practices. 

  • Increases endurance during difficult times
  • Relieves respiratory congestion and coughs
  • Supports confidence in challenging times
  • Calms stress and promotes relaxation
  • Acts as a sedative on the nervous system

When used topically, cedarwood oil has been shown to be beneficial for skin health and may help fight inflammation.

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Cedarwood Diffuser Blends

No matter which cedarwood diffuser blends you choose, I know you'll love the woodsy smell of these essential oil combinations! Add one of the essential oil recipes below to diffuser with recommended water for your diffuser tank. I like to use a 100-200 ml water tank diffuser but you can use whatever size you prefer.

 1. Balsam and Cedar

Cedarwood blends well with other wood oil. This woodsy essential oil blend creates a peaceful and relaxing environment. It can also freshen up the air in a room and bring in a forest feeling to the space.

  • 4 drops Douglas Fir
  • 3 drops Cedarwood
  • 2 drops Cypress


Cedarwood Essential Oil Diffuser Blends by Loving Essential Oils | Balsam and Clear with douglas fir, cedarwood, and cypress

 2. Joy of Nature

One of the best things about using a diffuser in your home is that you can enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy. Essential oils have been shown to have a variety of health benefits, and when used in a diffuser, they can provide a boost to your overall well-being. Bring the aromas of nature inside with this joyful oil blend.

  • 4 drops Bergamot essential oil
  • 3 drops Cedarwood essential oil
  • 2 drops Pine essential oil


10 Cedarwood Diffuser Recipes by Loving Essential Oils | Joy of Nature with bergamot, cedarwood, and pine

 3. Man Cave

If you're like most men, you enjoy having your own space where you can relax and get away from it all. If you're looking for a way to make your man cave even more inviting, consider adding a diffuser to the mix.

  • 3 drops Bergamot oil
  • 3 drops Cedarwood oil
  • 3 drops Cypress oil


Cedarwood Blends for Diffuser by Loving Essential Oils | Man Cave with bergamot, cedarwood, and cypress

 4. Be Centered Diffuser Blend

When I am feeling scattered or disconnected, cedarwood essential oil helps me to feel more centered. It has a strong, woody scent that anchors me in the present moment. I often use it before meditation or bedtime to help me relax and center myself. If you are looking for an essential oil blend to help with grounding, give this diffuser recipe a try.

  • 2 drops Lavender
  • 2 drops Cedarwood
  • 1 drop Frankincense
  • 1 drop Patchouli


Diffuser Blends with Cedarwood Essential Oil by Loving Essential Oils | Be Centered with lavender, cedarwood, frankincense, and patchouli

 5. Mountain Cabin Morning

One of the best ways to wake up in the morning is with a diffuser blend. Morning diffuser blends can help improve your mood and energy levels, and set the tone for your day. This cedarwood oil blend includes a mix of favorite essential oils for waking up... lemon, rosemary, and grapefruit essential oils. Enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy as you start your day.

  • 3 drops Cedarwood
  • 2 drops Lemon
  • 1 drop Grapefruit
  • 1 drop Rosemary


Cedarwood Oil Diffuser Blends by Loving Essential Oils | Mountain Cabin Morning with cedarwood, lemon, grapefruit, and rosemary

 6. Peace Be with You

Cedarwood essential oil can help to create a peaceful and calming environment. This makes it an ideal choice for use in the bedroom or home office. Blend it with other oils that have calming effects to help you to unwind after a long day and enjoy a good night's sleep.

  • 2 drops Bergamot
  • 2 drops Cedarwood
  • 2 drops Geranium
  • 2 drops Sandalwood


Essential Oil Diffuser Blends with Cedarwood by Loving Essential Oils | Peace Be With You with bergamot, cedarwood, geranium, and sandalwood

 7. Power Down

Looking to power down and unwind at the end of a long day? Our power down diffuser blend can help! Featuring a blend of essential oils that are perfect for helping you relax and de-stress. Simply add a few drops to your diffuser and enjoy the calming aroma as you wind down for the evening.

  • 2 drops Lavender
  • 2 drops Bergamot
  • 2 drops  Cedarwood
  • 2 drops Sweet Marjoram


Cedarwood Essential Oil Blends by Loving Essential Oils | Power Down with lavender, bergamor, cedarwood, and marjoram

 8. Manly Blend

If you're looking for a manly diffuser blend, consider using one with a strong, outdoorsy scent. Cedarwood and juniper are included in this oil blend with eucalyptus and lemon, Just add the drops of each oil to your diffuser and enjoy the masculine aroma.

  • 3 drops Eucalyptus
  • 2 drops Cedarwood
  • 2 drops Juniper
  • 1 drop Lemon


Cedarwood Blends for Diffuser by Loving Essential Oils | Manly Blend with eucalyptus, cedarwood, juniper, and lemon

 9. Orchard Stroll

When diffused, cedarwood oil can help to purify the air and reduce stress levels. If you're looking for an essential oil that will boost your mood and promote wellness this fall (or anytime during the year), this oil combination is a great option.

  • 3 drops Bergamot
  • 2 drops Cedarwood
  • 2 drops Orange


Best Cedarwood Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes by Loving Essential Oils | Orchard Stroll with bergamot, cedarwood, and orange

 10. Sleeping Spell

Cedarwood oil has a sedative effect on the body and can be used to treat insomnia. It is also effective in reducing anxiety and stress, both of which can contribute to insomnia. Sweet dreams!

  • 3 drops Cedarwood
  • 3 drops Patchouli
  • 2 drops Roman Chamomile


Diffuser Recipes with Cedarwood Essential Oil by Loving Essential Oils | Sleeping Spell with cedarwood, patchouli and roman chamomile

Diffusing Essential Oils Safety Guidelines

Diffuse 30 minutes to 1 hour at a time, read more about how long to diffuse essential oils.

Using essential oils can improve a person’s emotional, physical, and mental state. For best results, make sure you use pure essential oils and learn how to use them properly.

When using essential oils topically on the skin, be sure to dilute with a carrier oil like jojoba oil or sweet almond oil. It is best not to apply undiluted essential oils onto the skin.

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Cedarwood Essential Oil Combinations

Cedarwood essential oil is a popular choice for aromatherapy due to its woody scent. It is also said to have grounding, clarifying, and calming properties. When used in combination with other essential oils, cedarwood can enhance the effects of the blend.

For example, cedarwood and lavender are often used together to promote relaxation. Or, cedarwood and rosemary may be combined to boost mental clarity and focus. Pine and cedarwood have a refreshing, woodsy scent that is perfect for diffusing during the fall and winter months.

More cedarwood essential oil combinations:

  • Cedarwood and lemon
  • Cedarwood and bergamot
  • Cedarwood and orange
  • Cedarwood and rose
  • Cedarwood and ylang ylang

There are endless possibilities when it comes to cedarwood essential oil combinations. And, with a little experimentation, you can find the perfect blend to suit your needs.

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