White Cedar

White Cedar

“White Cedar is native to parts of Canada and USA.

It can grow to over 20 meters or 66 feet tall and widely planted for ornamental purposes.

It is an important tree to the traditional Ojibwe or Native American culture. It was honored with the name Nookomis Giizhik (Grandmother Cedar) as it is considered a gift to humanity for its variety of uses from crafts, construction and medicine.

An essential oil is obtained from it has been used for disinfectants, insecticides, liniment, room sprays, etc. In traditional medicine, its twigs are used to make a tea to relieve constipation and headache.”

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