Cypress Essential Oil, 10ml

£3.90

Cypress Essential Oil, 10ml

Latin name: Cupressus sempervirens

Plant parts used: Needles and twigs

Origin: Spain

Extraction method: Steam distillation

Balancing, calming and uplifting for the emotions.

Its woody tones blend well with Lemon & Geranium.

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Description

Cypress Essential Oil, 10ml

The cypress tree is considered a mourning tree according to Greek mythology and is often grown in cemeteries for this reason. It is also associated with the god of the underworld, Hades. Phoenicians and Cretans used the wood of this tree for building ships and houses. Egyptians made sarcophagi from it and the Greeks carve statues of their gods with it.

Cypress essential oil works as a vasoconstrictor, helping with varicose veins and haemorrhoids. It is said to help ease conditions of excess fluid such as heavy menstruation, excessive sweating, cough, bronchitis, haemorrhage and fluid retention. This oil may help to sooth muscular cramps, regulate the menstrual cycle and ease arthritis and rheumatic pain.

It can be used in dilution in a cold compress to help stop nosebleeds.

Cautions:

Use with caution as it contains some components that my cause sensitivity to some so use diluted to less than 1%.

Keep out of reach of children & pets. Do not use internally. Dilute before using on skin and avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If it causes irritation, discontinue use immediately.

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