Cypress Cupressus sempervirens

Cupressus sempervirens
cypress seedling
  • Common Names
  • Cypress Oil
  • Botanical Name
  • Cupressus sempervirens
  • Family

Medicinal Uses & Benefits of Cypress Oil

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How to Use: Cypress

The aromatic and resinous leaves of the cypress tree produce an essential oil that is used in aromatherapy. Cypress oil is slightly astringent making it an excellent choice to hydrate and condition oily skin. Cypress oil has a skin-tightening, pore-reducing effect and is often used in facial and skin care formulations. Cypress also helps to alleviate poor circulation problems and relieve excess fluid retention and so is one of the essential oils often recommended for cellulite massage blends and treatment of varicose veins.

Preparation Methods & Dosage :Use cypress essential oil in massage blends, baths, diffusers, and aroma lamps.

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Plant Description

Cypress is the name applied to many plants in the conifer family Cupressaceae (cypress family).The cypress is a tall, conical shaped tree with small flowers succeeded by round cones, or nuts.

books citedWorks Cited
  1. Robert B Tisserand. "Art of Aromatherapy,The " Healing Arts, (1977) Its astringent and styptic qualities make it useful externally for oily skin and varicose veins.