Properties and applications:
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Menstrual Regulator - irregular or heavy periods
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Central Nervous System Restorative - exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, chronic fatigue syndrome
Astringent - skin care, excessive perspiration
Vein Tonic - broken and varicose veins, haemorrhoids
Other earthy oils eg. Vetiver, Patchouli, and citrus.
Cypress has a short shelf life as it readily oxidises. Hypersensitivity - avoid damaged diseased, delicate or children's skin.
Smoky, earthy, green and subtle.
Tall straight conifer with dark evergreen foliage.
For burning as incense, the trees are often found in churchyards and can live for hundreds of years.