Pure Cypress Essential Oil,Benefits &Uses

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Pure Cypress essential oil is derived from stem, twigs and leaves of the tree through steam distillation.

This pale yellow essential oil belongs to the family of Cupressaceae. It is extensively grown in Northern Africa, China, America and among others where it is used for both therapeutic purposes and cosmetics manufacturing (soap,perfume).

However, Cupressus Sempervirens, as it is called scientifically, is made up of different components including, Alpha- pinene, Alpha-terpinyl acetate, cedrol mylene, limonene.

Pure Cypress essential oil, as it is often found in the deciduous and coniferous regions, is well-known as a deodorant agent. Actually, cypress essential oil features cones and leaves which are observed to have a scale-like appearance (1) .

10 Health Benefits Of  Pure Cypress Essential Oil:

1. Reduce inflammation

Inflammation in any part of the body requires proper attention to avoid further complications. Despite its role in combating harmful diseases, it can as well lead to some chronic health challenges. Cypress oil is very advantageous for preventing and minimizing the effects of inflammation in the body, since it possesses anti-inflammatory properties.

2. Wound Healing

Cypress when applied on the open wound accelerates healing process, this is because of the antimicrobial and antiseptic properties present in cypress oil. Not just that it prevents and kills bacteria when applied topically to an open wound, it also facilitates the rejuvenation of the skin cells and decreases the appearance of scars.

3. Promote Healthy Liver

Liver is the complex organ in the body and performs a lot of functions such as the secretion of bile, detoxification among others. The use of Cypress oil can aide promote a healthy liver, removal of toxins and overall well-being of the body.

4. Detoxification of the Body

This involves the removal of excretory products out of the body in order to provide a healthy life. Cypress oil can help increase the tendency of quick and easy removal of toxins, which are a part of major causes of illness in humans when applied. Cypress oil contains diuretic properties, meaning it promotes excess water and ensure electrolyte balance.

5. Combat Fever

Research has shown that cypress oil when used may assist the treatment of fever. This is because it has the capacity to expel sweat, thus regulating body temperature. Cypress oil can also accelerate perspiration, which will promote effective elimination of waste products and symptoms of fever.

6. May Reduce Spasm

Cypress oil can also be helpful in reducing restless leg syndrome and muscle pain. Cypress oil when mixed with a carrier oil may aide the stimulation of blood circulation to ease the pain.

7. Eliminate Respiratory Disease

Cypress essential oil has a positive impact on respiratory disease as it work as a decongestant, removing some build ups on the lung. Proper application of cypress oil helps treat cough, asthma and bronchitis, as well as ensures health airways passage.

8. Natural Deodorant

Bad body odour makes people keep a distance while taking to you. It sometimes increases when the body temperature rises; and it is believed to have been caused by bacteria. Cypress oil possesses an excellent fragrance and warm aroma capable of giving the body a good natural odour as against synthetic deodorant. Beside these aforementioned packs, it can help the body by preventing and eliminating the bacteria responsible for bad body odour.

9. Reduces Anxiety & Depression:

Cypress oil is usually recommended for depressed people, simply because it contains some sedative properties. It helps induce calmness and relaxation of the mind. Cypress oil if diffused and applied may enhance the stimulation of secretion of hormone responsible for good mood, thus controlling and reducing depression.

10. Exhibits Diuretic Properties

As mentioned previously, normal passing out urine is a healthy routing, so as to keep the kidney work efficiently. Poor urination may increase the chances of kidney stone due to the accumulation of uric acid as calcium carbonate. However, regular output of urine increases removal of waste products and maintain the levels of electrolyte in the body.

Conclusion
Pure Cypress essential oil has long been noted for its medicinal properties, owing to its relevance in the prevention of disease, and this include excretory system, respiratory system, and nervous system etc. However, like other essential oil, it is also used for the preparation of soap, and perfume in the cosmetics industrious Health. It is safe when consumed topically or for aromatherapy, dilution is much more better.

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