Essential Oils

Cypress essential oil (Cupressus sempervirens)

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Sources: Europe, Morocco
Extraction: Steam distilled
Note: Middle
Scent: evergreen, woody, balsamic
Key points:

  • Useful for respiratory conditions
  • Schnaubelt recommends use at the first signs of a sore throat
  • May combat fatigue and increase energy


Properties:  antiseptic, antispasmodic, sedative, antibacterial, deodorant, insecticide
Uses:  colds, coughs, bronchitis, congestion, asthma, flu, menopause, nerves, fatigue, PMS, sinusitis
Cautions: Avoid if pregnant.  Metcalfe advises not to use if you have high blood pressure or cancer.

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