People of many cultures have planted cypress trees in cemeteries as the evergreen branches of the cypress tree were symbolic of life after death, Sempervirens means “ever-living”. The ancient Egyptians used cypress to treat urinary problems and the Chinese found cypress beneficial for liver and respiratory system. Cypress essential oil is steam-distilled from cypress needles, twigs, and cones and is clear light yellow or greenish yellow in colour.
Cleansing, flushing, relaxing, strengthening, warming and comforting
Stimulates circulation; relieves congestion; stop wounds bleeding; ease tired, swollen feet and reduce foot odour and perspiration; decrease the excessive flow of fluids due to runny nose, perspiration, or urine; relieves muscular cramps and sore muscles; ease heavy menstrual flow; relieves cramping; soothes throat irritation and minor chest discomfort.
Cypress oil regulates oil production, making it a useful treatment for oily skin, oily hair, and dandruff. It can be used to make deodorant with its ability to control excessive bodily secretion. Because of its ability to constrict blood vessels, Cypress often used for strengthening blood capillaries to prevent broken capillaries and varicose blood vessels. It may prevent or diminish stretch marks and an effective treatment for cellulite, improves circulation and helps release toxins.
The aroma is sharp and smokey, warm and woody, resinous and spicy, with a lemony and balsamic undertone. It influences and strengthens, and it helps ease the feeling of loss.
Blends Well With:
Bergamot, clary sage, juniper, lavender, lemon, orange, and sandalwood
Dilution Ratio: 50-50
- 1 part essential oil with 1 part of carrier oil. For age 0-1, use 1 drop of essential oil to 8-10 drop of carrier oil. For age 2-6, use 1 drop of essential oil to 2-4 drops of carrier oil. For age 7 and above, use 1 drop of essential oil to 1 drop of carrier oil.
Apply 2-4 drops on area of concern
Apply to chakras and/or Vita Flex Points
Inhale directly or diffuse
Do not use during pregnancy
May cause skin irritation, especially if it is old or oxidized. Store in a cool, dark place, ensuring that the cap is tightly closed.
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