Cypress is a blood vessel constrictor, and can be used to treat hemorrhoids and varicose veins. An important oil in the area of women's health, is it reputed to be a menstrual regulator, being helpful to those who deal with irregular and/or painful menses, PMS and also for severe hot flashes. Useful in respiratory blends that address bronchitis or whooping cough.Very effective with fluid retention/edema. It is sedative and soothing and a good addition to a sleep blends. Used in gargles, it and relieve coughs and sore throat. An astringent for skin, it can help acne and eczema. Can be used in cream or jojoba oil or baths.
Latin Name: Cupressus sempervirens
Country of Origin: France
Extraction Method: Steam distilled leaves and twigs
Middle/top note with a fresh, woody, piney, mildly sweet, balsamic aroma.
Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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