Cypress Essential Oil
Calming, cheering, refreshing
Cypress essential oil has a fabulous woody, relaxing scent.
It calms and relaxes you while at the same time sharpening your mental clarity - perfect to use during a long, stressful day.
Cypress is also well known for reducing perspiration, especially of the feet, for clearing up
dandruff and oily skin. Great for skincare recipes!
Cypress oil narrows your blood vessels, so it's good for healing bruises and hemorrhoids, as well as
reducing varicose veins.
Apply a cool compress with a few drops of cypress oil diluted in a
tablespoon of carrier oil. You can do this up to three times a day.
Aromatherapists use cypress oil to help calm asthma symptoms as well as dry, ticklish coughs,
bronchitis, emphysema, whooping cough and the flu - basically anything yucky in the lungs.
It's also good for muscle cramps (including period pain) and arthritis pain.
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Botanical Name and Characteristics
Cypress is a conical evergreen tree that grows from 80 to 160 feet high.
It has dark green foliage, small flowers and round brown-grey cones.
Some cypress trees are believed to be more than 3000 years old.
The essential oil is steam distilled from the twigs, leaves and cones.
Fresh, clean, spicy, herbaceous, woody scent.
- relaxes nerves
- lifts mood
- reduces stress and nervous tension
- promotes sleep
- refreshes, improving mental clarity and alertness
- balances the nervous system
- relaxes tight muscles
- reduces perspiration
- tones and clarifies skin
- contracts connective tissue
- helps reduce cellulite
- contains a phyto-hormone similar to estrogen
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Cypress's medium-strength middle note blends well with bergamot, clary sage, fennel, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, lime, orange, pine and rosemary.
No known cautions.
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