Cypress - Cupressus sempervirens
In Oily Skin Serum
ENERGISING - ANTISEPTIC - ANTIBACTERIAL - ANTIMICROBIAL - ASTRINGENT - CALMING
Cypress trees are considered to be medicinal. The young twigs, stems and needles are steam-distilled, and the essential oil has a clean and energizing aroma.
This powerful essential oil is valued because of its ability to fight infections, aid the respiratory system, remove toxins from the body and help to relieve nervousness and anxiety.
Cypress oil treats both external and internal wounds, and helps to prevents infections. A study published in Complementary & Alternative Medicine in 2014 found that cypress essential oil possesses antimicrobial properties that inhibited the growth of test bacteria. It is also used to treat sores, pimples, pustules and skin eruptions.
Cypress essential oil has a clean, spicy and masculine fragrance that lifts the spirits and stimulates happiness and energy as well as inducing calm due to its sedative properties.