Uses & benefits of Cypress Essential oil
Benefits of diffusion: Its woodsy, sweet, herbaceous scent is balancing, relaxing, grounding, sedative effect which helps relieve fatigue, stress, anxiety and other symptoms of depression.
Its aroma also helps calm the mind to improve concentration and is emotionally beneficial by helping boost confidence, create inner peace, balance, wisdom and positivity, remove negativity and energy blocks.
It is recommended when struggling with loss, distress, grief, tension, and other issues that can arise during times of transition.
Cypress Essential oil has sedative effects to help induce a deep, restful sleep quicker and combat insomnia.
Its expectorant and decongestant benefits help expel phlegm to eliminate congestion in the respiratory tract and lungs to relieve issues like colds, coughs, sinusitis and bronchitis.
When inhaled via diffusion it has a diuretic and detoxifying effect to help rid the body of harmful toxins by helping to increase the frequency of urination.
Topical use benefits: Its anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect is beneficial in relieving pain from sore muscles, joint, knee or back pain, muscular stress, or tension e.g., sprains or sports injuries.
Apply to the lower abdomen and back to treat menstrual cramps or pain and improve the flow of obstructed menses.
Massage gently into the soles of the feet, preferably at night or while lying down for its detoxification benefits.
Apply to the chest area to relieve congestion or respiratory cramps.
Massage into joints to soothe and relieve inflammation, pain and discomfort related to arthritis.
Apply to mild cuts and wounds after cleansing to help promote wound healing and prevent infections.
Apply into areas of the body affected by blood circulation issues to help relieve pain and discomfort e.g.:
Massage into the hands to prevent and soothe discomfort from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and into the legs and lower thighs for Restless Leg Syndrome.
Gently dab on hemorrhoids to help shrink and relieve pain
Massage consistently into cellulite and varicose veins to help diminish their appearance.
Other attributed therapeutic benefits of Cypress Essential Oil include: Astringent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, deodorant, diuretic, hemostatic, hepatic, styptic, sudorific, vasodilator, respiratory tonic, and a sedative substance.
Skincare benefits: As a natural skincare ingredient in a moisturizer/serum for its powerful antioxidant benefits to help combat free radical damage, improve skin elasticity, tighten pores and loose skin to prevent premature aging and improve the health and appearance of aging skin.
It also helps regulate overactive sebum glands to aid oily skin types and treat acne, pimples, sores, pustules, blemishes and other skin eruptions.
With consistent use, its astringent effect helps tighten large pores and loose skin, prevent the formation of and diminish the appearance of existing fine lines and wrinkles to prevent signs of premature aging or improve health of aging skin for smoother, clearer, younger looking skin.
It also helps accelerate healing and fade the appearance of acne or other wound scars when used regularly over a period of time.
Hair care benefits: Helps nourish, strengthen and contract hair follicles to reduce hair loss or thinning, and boost hair growth.
It is beneficial when dealing with hair loss from issues like alopecia areata soften, and helps revitalize dull, dry hair by providing deep moisturization and improving overall health.