Like the tall tree from which it comes, this essential oil has a proud scent. Cypress has a warm, spicy, inspiring quality that can be used as an excellent tonic for the emotions... it is uplifting and fortifying and may be especially useful in times of sadness and to encourage assertiveness. Its energizing and astringent properties may be used to support healthy circulation in the body, or to aid the treatment of oily skin. It is also used in natural women's health as tonic for the reproductive system. Blends well with Juniper Berry, Vetiver, Geranium and Lemon. Benefits:
Cellulite & Circulation Supports healthy circulation and regular waste processing in connective tissue, to benefit areas of cellulite. Massage in 5 drops Cypress immediately after a shower.
Fluid Retention To aid regular fluid exchange, add 5 drops to a footbath or 10 drops to a bath and soak for 15 minutes every second day or as required.
Hot Flushes To assist natural balance during menopause, add 5-10 drops in a tepid bath at night. Use regularly.
Emotional Stability To encourage emotional balance and optimism, or to nurture healthy processing during sadness, add 5-10 drops to a diffuser or bath. Repeat as required.
Traditional & Historical Information
Cypress oil has been recognised as a medicinal source since ancient Greece, where it was used to stem blood flow on wounds, and also for dysentery. It was later cited in medicinal texts of 14th Century Spain but little thereafter, until more modern times. Today, science has confirmed its astringent and haemostatic properties, and other medicinal benefits. It offers a wide range of therapeutic uses... circulatory benefit, detoxification, respiratory health, cramps and bleeding, excessive sweating, chilblains, inflammation and diarrhoea. The vigorous fresh scent is also considered excellent for clearing the mind and strengthening the nerves.
Safe used as directed. Safe in pregnancy. If ingested, drink milk. Avoid eyes, flush with water. Keep out of reach of children. Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.
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