Cypress

Cypress: Increases circulation, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, menopausal problems, menstrual problems, fluid retention, cellulite, rheumatism, arthritis, tension, nervousness and sinus congestion. Astringent, antispasmodic, restorative, calmative, antibiotic. Reduces excess sweating and overly oily complexions. Mature, oily skin, acne, stimulates cell regeneration. Immune stimulant, may increase pancreatic stimulant, can act as female hormone stimulant. Induces menstruation, eases all hormone imbalances, decongest prostate. Antidepressant, increases mental energy and attentiveness by reducing drowsiness and irritability. The fragrance is comforting and is said to aid in smoothing transitions, especially the loss of a loved one and the ending of relationships. Scent: Fresh, woody, clear, light, a clean scent, middle to base note. Source: Branches   -    COMMON NAME: cypress

BOTANICAL NAME: cupressus sempervirens

ORIGIN: Europe, France, Mediterranean

PARTS USED: leaves (needles), twigs

FRAGRANCE: pine-like, spicy, sweet, woodsy

BLENDS: benzoin, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, coriander, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, myrrh, orange, pine, sandalwood

AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, balancing, irritability, nervous tension, refreshing, restlessness, stimulating, stress

PHYSICAL USES: amenorrhea, antibacterial, antiinfectious, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, arthritis, asthma, astringent, athlete's foot, bronchitis, broken capillaries, bruises, bursitis, cellulite, circulatory stimulant, coughs, cuts, dandruff, deodorant, diabetes, diarrhea, diuretic, dysmenorrhea, edema, endometriosis, female infertility, hair loss, heavy menstruation, hemorrhoids, hot flashes, inguinal hernia, insect repellent, jock itch, menopause, muscular aches, muscular cramps, noise pollution, normal skin, nose bleeds, oily hair, oily skin, osteoporosis, prostatitis, raises blood pressure, rheumatism, sinusitis, tennis elbow, vaginal infections, varicose veins, warts, wounds, writer's cramp

SAFETY WARNINGS: Do not take internally. Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. Avoid if history of estrogen-dependent cancer, low blood pressure or high blood pressure.