"Eastern Red Cedar" shavings and chips have been used as a natural pest repellent for years. The Eastern Red Cedar tree's lumber has been used for 100's of years to maker Blanket chests, Closet linings and Keepsake boxes. The aroma of Eastern Red Cedar is wonderful to behold. It has a wonderful sweet, fragrant aroma and is commomly used as animal bedding for all types of animals. 5 Lb. Bag.