Fresh, vibrant, and woody, Cypress is the oil to reach for when change is looming, and you need support and strength to flow with the motions. When you feel stuck in a situation or need to change your fixed mindset, Cypress can help you adapt and bend just as the Cypress tree itself does in a raging storm.
Cypress essential oil is derived from tall evergreen trees in Southern Europe and Western Asia. In ancient Rome, it was associated with magic, crossroads, the underworld, and often used to fumigate the air during cremations to ensure the right passage of the soul. Nowadays it offers a vast array of physical and emotional benefits.
Because of its antispasmodic properties, it can help with spasms in the respiratory system, and the intestines, as well as muscle cramps, restless legs, and the associated pain. Use 1-2 drops with 2-4 drops of carrier oil and apply top