What Does Cedarwood Smell Like?

From ancient Egypt to Greek history and Arabic traditions, the word 'Cedarwood' carries diverse meanings, from 'aromatic wood' to 'divine power.' From the land of pyramid builders and ancient dreams, a million tales of royalty and adventurous sages, we are introduced to a special therapeutic fragrance.

The captivating scent of Cedarwood, from its enchanting role in aromatherapy to its grand presence in the world of perfumery, Cedarwood reigns supreme in various industries. But the burning question is: what does Cedarwood really smell like? Come, embark on this whimsical aromatic expedition as we delve into the captivating world of Cedarwood's fragrance.


Cedarwood boasts a rich, earthy scent accompanied by woody notes. It evokes images of a serene forest with its grounding aroma.


The warm undertones of Cedarwood create a comforting and soothing vibe, perfect for unwinding after a long day or keeping that Oxytocin-halo flowing in the morning.


Despite its earthy nature, Cedarwood also carries a subtle hint of sweetness that adds depth to its overall scent profile.

Benefits of the Cedarwood scent?

The Native American Cherokee tribe believed that the human spirit was hidden in the core of the cedar tree. Cedarwood essential oil is recognized for its calming, purifying effects and its healing properties for the skin.


Cedarwood is a staple in aromatherapy due to its calming and grounding qualities. It can help alleviate stress and promote relaxation.


The scent of Cedarwood is known to repel insects, making it a natural alternative to traditional bug repellents.


The earthy aroma of Cedarwood is believed to enhance focus and concentration, making it a valuable tool for productivity.


Cedarwood's comforting scent can provide emotional support during challenging times, inducing the release of serotonin, offering a sense of security and stability.

At Luvfully, we fell in love with Cedarwood because it’s slightly spicy and softly woody. It’s a harmonious blend of earthiness and warmth, that pairs perfectly with citrus and floral notes and that sounds like a soothing cocktail you’d sip and savor slowly. We remember that hike through a light-dappled evergreen forest with 100 feet tall coniferous trees because of the comforting fragrance of cedarwood, and not just because we dreamed of it.

Experience its positive effects by incorporating this soothing scent of Cedarwood found in our most-loved Morning Wood candle.