CEDRUS DEODARA also Known as Cedarwood, Cedarwood Oil
Cedrus Deodara

Cedrus Deodara

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Extract or Alkaloid:
Common Name
Cedrus Deodara
Grows wild in damp deciduous forests
Leaves, Wood, Oil
Cedarwood, Cedarwood Oil


Bark of the herb is a good remedy in remittent and intermittent fevers, diarrhea and dysentery. The powder is used in the treatment of ulcers. It is particularly valuable for the treatment of bilious fevers and inveterate diarrhea arising from atony of the muscular fiber.

Cedarwood oil, extracted from the herb, is used for catarrhal conditions of the respiratory tract. It is an expectorant. It is also useful for ulcers and skin diseases

Oil- oil is used in relieving from pain as it decreases vata and thus relieves from pain. It's also helpful in healing wounds fast when applied locally. It is also effective in skin treatment and problems like syphilis and gonorrhea. It is very effective in pains cased by arthritis and also is helpful in reducing inflammation and swellings.

Resins-it is used as anti obesity agent. It is also effective in clearing the respiratory tract and reduces cough and cold.