The ancient Greeks loved cypress so much they dedicated it to Pluto, the god of Hades.
Derived from the branches of the tall evergreen tree, Cypress essential oil has a fresh, clean aroma that’s energizing and refreshing. Cypress is frequently used in spas and by massage therapists. Cypress can be diffused or inhaled directly, but should not be swallowed or taken internally. It has a grounding, yet stimulating effect on the emotions, making it a popular oil to diffuse during times of transition or loss.
Common uses of Cypress Essential Oil:
- Prior to a long run, apply to feet and legs for an energizing boost.
- Apply two to three drops to chest before gardening to promote vitality and energy.
- Diffuse with Lime essential oil for an invigorating scent.
- Add one to two drops to toner to help improve the appearance of oily skin.
Cypress blends well with Basil, Lavender and Bergamot
Common Applications include: Aromatically and Topically. Dilute heavily with a carrier oil for possible skin sensitivity. It should not be swallowed or taken internally.
Quick Tip: Mix together with Grapefruit essential oil and dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil for an invigorating massage.