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Secret Remedies


Cedar wood has been around for centuries and much is known about it, however, as with old remedies, new secrets can be learned about its uses. 

  • Yes, cedar wood in the closet can keep away moths, which will allow your woolens to remain intact.
  • With West Nile Virus, Lyme Disease, and bed bugs on the rise, there are new problems for which the use of cedar can help people and pets. 

Let's look at the importance of using cedar oil as a repellent.

  • Cedar oil will repel virtually any insect.
  • Through personal testing and use we have not yet found an insect that can withstand the cedar oil.
  • We have tested in extreme areas from the tropics of the Philippines to the arid tundra of Texas.
  • Even spiders and scorpions scurry away when sprayed.

Dogs can pick up fleas from other dogs or even from the grass.

  • Spraying on the cedar oil will keep them off of the dog and more importantly out of your house.
  • Spray their bed as well. (Same for cats).

Prior to your child going for a sleepover at a friend's:

  • Discreetly spray the pillow and sleeping bag to protect against bed bugs.
  • This will protect your child without offending your child's friend's family. If they are squeaky clean--great--better safe than sorry.  
  • Cedar oil is not greasy and will not stain clothing.

Spray on hunting, fishing and camping gear prior to storage.

  • Keep bugs out prior to next use.
  • Improve the smell of your gear.


Photo Credit:  ms.akr

Photo Credit: ms.akr

Protect Your Most Precious Treasures from Hazardous Chemicals.


Other insect repellents contain Deet or Premetherin.

  • These are chemicals which are absorbed, to some degree, into the skin.
  • Many studies have been done because of the concern for naphthalene (moth balls) and high concentrations of DEET (the active ingredient in many bug blocks).
  • There are currently no case studies on the long term effects of using these insect repellents with chemical additives. 
  • Cedar oil is not listed as a hazardous substance, priority pollutant, or toxic pollutant under the Clean Water Act.
  • We believe it is imperative to protect our precious family members from these hazardous chemicals by using a natural, chemical free repellent.
  • cedarsBest Cedar oil is your natural solution.
  • Cedar oil has been proven for hundreds of years as a barrier to carpenter ants, termites and moths.

Moreover, you can make cedarsBest your secret weapon to defend your family against mosquitoes (West Nile Virus) and ticks (Lyme Disease).

  • Once the blood is infected, these diseases can become deadly. All it takes is one bite.
  • We know people who recently lost their husband and father to an agonizing and unnecessary death.
  • One simple spray of cedar oil could have prevented the tick bite that resulted in Lyme Disease.
  • Prevent a trip to the hospital and even worse.
  • A simple pump spray of cedarsBest is a convenient way to make sure your family is safe... naturally. 



Everyone Wins When You Go Natural.   


Cedar oil is also known as cedarwood oil.  It is an essential oil that comes from the foliage of various kinds of conifers, but mostly from the pines and cypress botanical families.

There are many uses for this oil, such as:

  • medicine 
  • perfume 
  • art 
  • industry  

The effects of cedar oil are mainly bactericidal and pesticidal.

Many people worry that trees are being taken down to provide this oil.

  • In fact, for every tree that is forested, eight trees are planted in its place, so we are keeping that balance of nature. 
  • Much of the time, cedar oil is produced from the waste of the cedar trees, such as the bark, shavings, stumps, and chopped wood.    
  • There is a type of solvent extraction that can be used,but cedarsBest does not use this process.
  • The process that is used to manufacture cedarsBest cedar oil is called steam distillation.

The cedar oil that was used by the Sumerians and the Egyptians was from the Cedar of Lebanon. 

  • It was indigenous to the northern and western mountains of the Middle East.
  • However, those magnificent forests that once existed, have almost vanished. 
  • Today there is no extraction done on that species.

The cedar oils that are extracted are from several members of the family Cupressaceae, which include true cedars, junipers, and cypresses. 

In the United States, cedarwood oil is harvested mainly from Juniperus virginiana (Easter red cedar or Virginia cedar), Juniperus ashei or mexicana (Texas cedar), and Thuja plicata (Western red cedar). 

  • According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), the Western red cedar is used the least.
  • cedarsBest also uses deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara), which is a Himalayan true cedar and possesses insecticidal and antifungal properties.
  • cedarsBest cedar oil belongs to nature and is safe for the environment.