The health benefits of cypress essential oil can be attributed to its properties as an astringent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, deodorant, diuretic, hemostatic, hepatic, styptic, sudorific, vasoconstricting, respiratory tonic and sedative substance.
Cypress essential oil can be used to help support a healthy respiratory system. Diffuse Cypress into the air to help ease breathing. It can be used to ease swollen tissue in the legs and anal area and it is also useful in a deodorant. Emotionally, Cypress is a wonderful oil in helping deal with loss or grief; inhaling or diffusing cypress can help soothe the emotions. Like the tall, strong Cypress tree, the oil can support emotional strength.