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. Contains: Saponified oils of olive, coconut and certified sustainable palm oil, cedar essential oil, fir balsam essential oil, chromium oxide (green), iron oxide (brown) 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 It is the western direction of the medicine wheel.