Cypress Essential Oil


Calming and cooling, oil from the Mediterranean cypress tree is valued for its refreshing and astringent actions. The essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves, twigs and cones of the evergreen tree and has a refreshing pine, woody aroma.
Cypress calms and comforts your nervous system. At the same time, it invigorates and fortifies your emotions. Cypress's vasoconstriction action can improve your circulation, especially with varicose veins and edema. Cypress is astringent and balances body fluids. It can help to reduce cellulite and excessive perspiration. Colds, coughs and respiratory infections can benefit from cypress's antispasmodic properties and it is also valuable oil for relieving aches and pains. Make good use of the versatility of cypress oil by using it in healing, to tone and detox, to soothe period pains and as an antibacterial cleansing fluid.





Using Cypress Essential Oil


Mind & Spirit

Diffuse Cypress oil with Lavender to soothe the nervous system, reducing stress and feelings of being overwhelmed.


  • Focus and calm formula: Blend 7 drops Cypress, 5 drops Lavender, 3 drops Grapefruit, and 2 drops Cedarwood Himalayan for a diffuser.

Diffused In Air

Add 7 drops Cypress, 5 drops Eucalyptus, 4 drops Lemon and 7 drops Cedarwood Himalayan oil to a one ounce spray bottle with water for a disinfecting and enlivening room spray.



  •    Muscle fatigue formula: 5 drops of Cypress, 10 drops of Rosemary, 10 drops of Eucalyptus, 5 drops of Peppermint. Dilute in 2 tablespoons vegetable oil.



  •    Bath for legs: Mix 10 drops of Cypress essential oil, 5 drops of Lemon essential oil and 5 drops of juniper essential oil in some milk. Pour this mixture in your bath and stay in it for 15 minutes. While in your bath, massage your legs from the ankles to the thighs. You can also use this bath in case of swollen ankles. In this case, just add to the milk 5 drops of Cypress essential oil, 5 drops of Lemon essential oil and 5 drops of Cedarwood Himalayan essential oil. Caution: always use essential oil with a dispersant such as milk, because essential oils are not soluble in water.


  •    For menopausal troubles: Most women have a difficult time during menopause. To alleviate mood swings, irritability, nervousness... due to menopause, take 2 drops of cypress essential oil in a teaspoon of honey after your meal mixed with tea or water. This should help most women to feel better... Caution: Cypress essential oil should always be diluted in natural honey when taken orally.

Bath & Sauna

Cypress oil is good for sauna. Oils to use in the sauna are those that promote the elimination of waste products and debris through the skin. Use Cypress oil in the water that you throw on the coals or other heat source.


  •  Bath for stressed people:If you are so stressed take this calming bath. In some milk, mix 10 drops of Cypress essential oil and 10 drops of Grapefruit essential oil. Disperse this mixture in your bath and while in your bath, breathe deeply the steam.



Beauty oil for blotchy skin: Cypress essential oil has vasoconstrictor properties and is therefore efficient to reduce the marks of blotches. Cypress essential oil helps to tone the superficial vessels which tend to rupture.


Massage this oil on your face daily: mix in a tee spoon of vegetable oil 5 drops of Cypress essential oil. Cellulite salt scrub: Blend 5 drops Cypress oil with 7 drops Grapefruit and 3 drops Patchouli in a cup of sea salts with 1/2 cup jojoba or almond oil for a wonderful detoxing salt scrub.




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