Arborvitae Essential Oil has been used for repelling many types of insects, headaches, fevers and other ailments, around the world. Arborvitae means “tree of life” and was used to treat headaches, coughs, fevers and rheumatic problems. It is also used for promoting healthy skin and grounding.
Arborvitae is very popular in North America, especially with Native Americans. It was used to make vessels, clothing and baskets. The properties of Arborvitae essential oil kept these products from rotting and preserve the goods. Furthermore, it helps rid the skin of blemishes and create healthy looking skin.
The woody and earthy aroma of Arborvitae Essential Oil helps to reduce many different types of insects that might be a problem for clothes and furniture. Furthermore, research suggests that Arborvitae essential oil may have a simultaneous effect on the immune system. Due to these effects, it may also be used as an antiviral to cure fevers and coughs.