Mother Earth Essentials cold process cedar soap is handmade. The base of each soap consists of coconut, olive and sustainable palm oil. With the addition of botanicals and essential oils, our soaps nourish the body, mind and spirit. Natural Cedar & Balsam Cleansing Body Soap Bar - 50 g / 1.8 oz Cedar is nature’s purifier and boasts a distinctly resinous fragrance. Leaves are cleaned from the stems and separated into small pieces to be used in many ways (for making tea, bathing and ceremony). It represents grounding, maturity, purification and balance. Elders suggest walking with cedar in your shoes to walk in a good way down your path and it was one of the first gifts of natural healing shared with settlers upon their arrival (its high vitamin C content was a great antidote for scurvy). It is the western direction of the medicine wheel.