Cypress hydrosol is quite an amazing floral water that is used for a lot of purposes. The hydrosol is famous world over. My aunt’s husband used to use his hydrosol to treat his oral problems. He was quite a crusader, that is how I got to know about it.
The health benefits of Cypress Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like astringent, anti septic, anti spasmodic, deodorant, diuretic, haemostatic, hepatic, styptic, sudorific and vasoconstrictor, respiratory tonic and sedative.
The Essential Oils of Cypress are obtained through steam distillation of young twigs, stems and needles. Cypress, a needle bearing tree of Coniferous-Deciduous regions, bears a scientific name of Cupressus Sempervirens. The essential oils extracted from Cypress contain components like Alpha Pinene, Beta Pinene, Alpha Terpinene, Bornyl Acetate, Carene, Camphene, Cedrol, Cadinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, Terpinolene and Linalool, which count for its medicinal properties.
Although the tree of Cypress is often linked with death and often found in and around cemeteries, the Essential Oils obtained from this tree can save you from some really nasty ailments.
Let us have a glimpse of what it has in store for us. Let’s go then.
- Astringent: Strengthen your gums and tighten you muscles and abdomen with this essential oil of Cypress. The main function associated with astringency is contraction. So Cypress Oil makes your gums, skin, muscles and hair follicles contract and prevents falling of teeth and hair and loosening of skin and muscles.
- Anti Septic: The anti septic properties of Cypress Oil makes it a good application for external and internal wounds as well as an ingredient of the anti septic lotions and creams. This is particularly due to presence of Camphene in its Essential Oils.
- Anti Spasmodic: Cypress Oil is helpful in curing nearly all types of spasms and resultant problems. It efficiently relieves spasm in respiratory system, intestines and muscular spasms in limbs. It also helps cure convulsions, muscle pulls, cramps and spasmodic cholera which are caused due to spasms.
- Deodorant: Cypress Oil has a spicy and masculine fragrance and can easily replace the synthetic deodorants which boast of a spicy, masculine smell.
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