Cypress Blue

Callitris intratopica


THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES: anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, catarrhal, calmative, emollient, insecticide, sedative

AFFINITY FOR: respiratory system, root, sacral and solar plexis chakras, the skin, lungs

RESONANCE: physical, emotional

PLANT FAMILY: Cupressaceae

PART UTILIZED: wood, bark, leaves

EXTRACTION METHOD: steam distilled

APPLICATION: Dilute and apply to the feet or the body.

AROMATIC CONSIDERATIONS:Australian blue cypress should be well diluted and applied topically. Australian blue cypress is both grounding and warming. It is also great diffused.

EMOTIONAL – SPIRITUAL – MENTAL ASPECTS: Australian blue cypress is an excellent choice for working with the root, sacral and solar plexis chakras. Because it is both grounding and balancing, it could be used during times of imbalance, disharmony and scattered thoughts. Australian blue cypress reduces irritation. This oil would be helpful in working with emotions such as pessimism and ruthlessness. It would lend a cooling effect and bring forth strength and wisdom.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS: Australian blue cypress is an excellent respiratory oil. It is very effective at clearing the lungs and supports normal breathing patterns. It would be an excellent choice for pleurisy.

The presence of guaiazulene and guaiol makes Australian blue cypress anti-inflammatory. It would be useful for such things as arthritis, bursitis and general aches and pains.
Australian blue cypress was traditionally used to support the body’s natural response to irritation and injury. This makes it a good choice for skin irritations and rashes. It has been shown to be moisturizing to dry skin even in a desert environment.
It has also been used to repel mosquitoes and other insects.

GENERAL INFORMATION:The blue color associated with Australian blue cypress is due to the amount of guaiazulene present in the oil.

CAUTIONS: There are no know contraindications for using Australian blue cypress.

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.


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