Cedarwood Oil has been used by people for medicinal purposes as far back as the Egyptians
It has been touted for its pain relief benefits. Which during Animal studies have found that the oil can bring down pain, swelling, and inflammation.
It is commonly used to combat stress and for anxiety relief. Animal studies also showed that cedrol found reduced stress by boosting brain chemicals. One study even showed that people who inhaled cedrol had lower blood pressure and breathing rates, suggesting a relaxing effect.
There have also been studies that show Cedarwood Oil can produce Better sleep as it is a sedative.
The oil has also been shown to be effective for hair growth.
Finally the oil of Atlas Cedarwood has Antibacterial properties and can be used as an antibotic against some bacteria including E Coli.