Grounded and strengthening
Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist. Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.
Properties and applications:
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Menstrual Regulator - irregular or heavy periods
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Central Nervous System Restorative - exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome
Astringent - skin care, excessive perspiration
Vein Tonic - broken and varicose veins, haemorrhoids
Country of origin:
France, Spain, Italy
Part of plant used:
Leaves and twigs
Method of extraction:
Other earthy oils eg. Vetiver, Patchouli, and citrus.
Cypress has a short shelf life as it readily oxidises. Hypersensitivity - avoid damaged diseased, delicate or children's skin.
Smoky, earthy, green and subtle.
Tall straight conifer with dark evergreen foliage.
For burning as incense, the trees are often found in churchyards and can live for hundreds of years.