Benefits Of Cypress Oil
Cypress oil, made from the coniferous plant with needle-like leaves, has many medicinal properties. It is useful to treat infections, detox the body, and even soothe the nerves and reduce feeling of anxiety. The cypress oil has a stimulating and energizing aroma and is popular for its antiseptic, antispasmodic and antibacterial properties.
There are many benefits this oil offers in day to day life. Take a look for yourself.
- For Wounds
In case of cuts and wounds, cypress oil can be of great help. The antibacterial properties inhibit the growth of bacteria and protect the wound from infection. The camphene content in the essential oil treats the infection as it is antiseptic in nature. Because of its fragrance and antiseptic properties cypress oil is used in a variety of skincare and cosmetic products. It is often used in soaps as well as it can treat pimples and skin eruptions.
- For Detoxification
Cypress oil has diuretic properties which help to eliminate water from the body. This ultimately helps eliminate the toxins and other wastes that are clogged in the system. The diuretic properties of cypress oil help the body remove extra water through increased frequency of urination, and sweat and perspiration. This helps the body detoxify a lot faster and can make you feel healthier and cleaner from within.
- For Muscle Spasms And Pain
The antispasmodic properties of cypress oil make it a very effective remedy for muscle pulls or any kind of muscular cramps. It is also useful for those who suffer from restless leg syndrome which occurs due to spasms and pain in the legs due to neurological factors. When applied to the affected region of a muscle pull, cypress oil helps to relax the body and increase blood circulation thus alleviating the pain and providing relief from the discomfort. Those who suffer from chronic pain too can benefit from cypress oil.
- For Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
Carpel tunnel syndrome is caused by an inflammation at a small opening right below the wrist. The ‘tunnel’ region in this area contains the nerves and is the point of connection of the forearms to the palm. In case of overdoing it with the hands and muscles, this region can become inflamed and cause a lot of pain and discomfort. Those who write a lot tend to get this problem. Cypress oil when applied to the inflamed area helps to treat the problem and provide relief. It reduces the fluid retention in the tunnel and stimulates blood flow this helping to treat the inflammation.
- For Blood Clotting
Sometimes excessive blood flow can be dangerous. Cypress oil has hemostatic and astringent properties that promote blood clotting. It helps to contract blood vessels, skin, muscles, follicles and even the gums during stimulated blood flow which promotes clotting. This contracting action of the tissues and the hair follicles in turn prevents other problems such as wrinkling of skin and hair fall. These clotting properties are very beneficial in case of cuts and wounds as they stop the bleeding and help the wound heal faster.
- For Menstruation
The hemostatic properties of cypress oil which promote clotting of blood can also help with problems of the menstrual systems. Cypress oil can help treat excessive blood flow during menstruation. It can also act as a natural remedy to treat problems like fibroids and endometriosis.
- For Respiratory Problems
Being an antiseptic agent, cypress oil has the ability to fight the bacteria and viruses that cause colds and coughs. The antispasmodic properties also ease the respiratory system and help to ease the congestion and eliminate the build up of phlegm in the respiratory tract. It can also help treat more problems such as asthma and bronchitis. The camphene present in the cypress oil extract can also inhibit the growth and spread of bacteria in the body thus fortifying it against infections.
The benefits of cypress oil are multi-fold. To start benefiting from it, get yourself a bottle of cypress oil right away.
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