From the leaves / twigs. This oil is used as an astringent and makes a good deodorizer for sweaty feet. Cypress is an ancient symbol of solace. A cleansing and clearing oil that complements well with other deodorizing oils. It has an unusual earthy, smoky aroma with a slight hint of spice with resinous undertones.
SKIN - Good for excessive perspiration and for deodorizing sweaty feet.
EMOTION - Cypress is soothing in times of transition, whether moving home or changing career, when the changes are difficult or painful. It is particularly strengthening and comforting when ending relationships or during bereavement. It eases the sadness and helps to strengthen the bereaved. Cypress is an ancient symbol of solace. Also good for sluggish minds.