Cedar is a Semitic word that means 'the power of spiritual strength'. It represents a symbol of content faith. Nervous tension and anxious states benefit significantly from its calming and soothing action, making it a valuable aid to meditation.
Spruce oil has potent antibacterial, anti-infectious, antiviral and antiseptic properties, making it a perfect oil to burn during the winter months. Because of its calming effects and pleasant earthy scent, spruce oil is also a favourite in meditation rituals, such as grounding.
The balsam of the Peru tree was used medicinally by the Aztecs and the Incas to treat asthma, colds, flu, bronchitis and coughs. When vaporised, Peru Balsam oil kills bacteria in the air.