<h2>Cypress essential oil properties</h2>
Cypress essential oil has a fresh, clean scent that is herbaceous and slightly spicy. It is one of the best known in aromatherapy because many therapeutic properties are known, among which, it is a powerful antispasmodic. Calms the respiratory system.
Cypress, a Mediterranean tree, has been associated with lodging since ancient times, when the number of cypresses planted next to houses showed how many beds were available for travellers.
The cypress is a tall, evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean countries of Eastern Europe. Today it is grown for production purposes, but mainly as wind defense in fields and houses.
Distillation takes place mainly in Spain and the south of France.
The oil is obtained by steam distillation of the twigs and young leaves and the galbulous and can be distilled all year round, but it is in February when the highest yield of oil is obtained.
Cypress oil is a pale yellow to colorless liquid with a sweet balsamic and tenacious odor. The main constituents are monoterpenes such as pinenes and camphenes.
It can be useful for the respiratory system and the nervous system. It is also good for circulation. It is very good for return circulation problems.
Cypress essential oil has been well known for its therapeutic benefits throughout history, dating back to the time of the ancient Greeks when Hippocrates is said to have used its oil in his bath to support healthy circulation.
Cypress has been used in traditional remedies in many parts of the world to treat pain and inflammation, skin conditions, headaches, colds and coughs, and its oil remains a popular ingredient in many natural formulations that address similar ailments .
Cypress essential oil is also known to have applications as a natural preservative for foods and pharmaceuticals. The main chemical components of some prominent varieties of cypress essential oil include alpha-pinene, delta-carene, guaiol, and bulnesol.
Country of origin
Alfa pinene, delta-3-carene
In a 100 ml diffuser add between 6 to 10 drops of ae
Purifying: The aroma of cypress helps us to purify the spirit, helping in meditation, to regain contact with oneself
In the bathroom at the rate of 10 drops in a tablespoon of bath base or milk.
For cough apply 5 drops in 1 ml of vegetable oil on the chest
Excessive perspiration of the feet: Sometimes, due to the type of footwear we wear or the little attention we give to our feet, an undesirable odor is produced that remains perpetually in the footwear and on the skin.
To combat that bad smell, add a little clay inside the shoe, as if it were the talc of a lifetime, in a bowl add coconut vegetable oil and mix it with 2 drops of cypress + 2 drops of clary sage, massage the soles of the feet.
Detox: From time to time it would be good if we did a detox diet, along with food we can also benefit from the power of topical aes. The cypress ae exerts a detoxifying effect on our body.
In a 50 ml container. Add 10 drops of cypress + 10 gts of juniper + 20 drops of lemon + 10 drops of peppermint, mix with almond vegetable oil, apply to the liver area.
Maximum Dilution for topical use: on the face do not exceed 2%, on the body 4%
Cypress essential oil contraindications
Do not use during pregnancy or lactation. Nor use in cases of mastosis.
Do not use during pregnancy or lactation.
Always use the aes diluted in a vegetable oil.