Cedarwood is used in rituals, ceremonies, magic, or simply for aroma. Cedarwood is most often used for protection, purification, healing, and prosperity. Smudge sticks made from this wood are particularly great for cleansing and creating sacred spaces. It can be burned and used in incense. It’s shavings can be burnt to consecrate and purify both places and tools. Cedar is associated with power and longevity.