Cypress Essential Oil | (Cupressus sempervirens).
Cypress Essential Oil
Botanical Name: (Cupressus sempervirens)
Plant Origin: France, Spain
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from branches
Parts Used: Needles and twigs
Action: Cypress improves circulation and supports the nerves and intestines. It is anti-infectious, antibacterial, antimicrobial, and strengthens blood capillaries. It also acts as an insect repellent.
Traditional Uses: Cypress is one of the oils most used for the circulatory system.
Indications: Arthritis, bronchitis, circulation, cramps, hemorrhoids, insomnia, intestinal parasites, menopausal problems, menstrual pain, pancreas insufficiencies, pulmonary infections, rheumatism, spasms, tuberculosis, throat problems, varicose veins, and fluid retention. Jean Valnet, MD, suggest that it may be helpful for some cancers.
Other Uses: This oil may be beneficial for asthma, strengthening blood capillary walls, reducing cellulite, supporting the circulatory system, and strengthening connective tissue. It may help with coughs, edema, laryngitis, liver disorders, muscular cramps, nervous tension, nose bleeds, and ovarian cysts. It is outstanding when used in skin care, lessening scar tissue.
Application: Use topically with a massaging action toward the center of the body. Apply where you would wear a deodorant.
Fragrant Influence: Cypress helps ease the pain of loss. It creates a feeling of security, grounding, and it helps emotional trauma.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician.
Companion Oils: Bergamot, clary sage, juniper, lavender, lemon, orange, and sandalwood.
Isaiah 44:14--"He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengtheneth for himself among the trees of the forest: he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it."
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.