Cypress, Cupressus sempervirens, an essential oil steam distilled from the twigs, stems, and leaves of the cypress tree, has a fresh, smoky, woody and evergreen fragrance that refreshes, restores, and tones. Cypress oil has antiseptic, astringent, and toning properties that help balance skin oil production which may be helpful for skin prone to acne and blemishes. Its ability to enhance circulation can help brighten dull complexions.
Cypress essential oil improves circulation and is reputed to exhibit antispasmodic qualities. As a massage oil, it relaxes and soothes the tired body, making it helpful for problems associated with spasms, such as muscle cramps, aches and pains, and possibly even restless legs.
Some consider cypress to be a good natural deodorant as well as an antiperspirant for sweaty feet.
In hair care, cypress oil is used to reduce oiliness in the scalp and is good for dandruff. Often included in regimens for treating hair loss since it helps increase circulation to the follicles.
Aromatherapy Properties: The fresh warm deep, earthy, woody, and smoky scent of cypress essential oil can be described as both calming and invigorating. It induces a calming, relaxing, and sedative effect on both the mind and body by relieving nervous stress and anxiety. It also stimulates happy feelings and balances emotions which can help improve focus when you feel down. Diffuse the earthy oil throughout your home to encourage peace, harmony, and serenity.
Pregnancy and Children: We do not provide information on the safety of essential oils during Pregnancy or for use in Children because the available information is very ambiguous and often contradictory. If you’re interested in using essential oils during pregnancy or with young children please do your own research and consult your doctor, midwife, or health care professional before use.
Precautions: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, have a medical condition, or have any medical concerns regarding yourself or your family consult a qualified, licensed health professional prior to use. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children.