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The Benefits of Cypress


–  Cypress wood was commonly used in ancient Egypt for building temples and boats. Its natural resistance to rot, insects, and moisture made it an ideal building material for structures that needed to withstand harsh conditions.

–  Cypress was also used in ancient Egypt as a material for coffins and sarcophagi, as well as for funeral pyres. The Greeks and Romans also used cypress in their funerary practices, believing that it had a purifying effect on the soul.

–  The essential oil extracted from cypress leaves and twigs has been used for centuries for its therapeutic properties. It has been used to treat respiratory problems, skin conditions, and even menstrual cramps.

  • Incense was burned as incense in ancient Greece and Rome to purify the air and to ward off evil spirits.

–  Cypress trees have been planted for centuries as ornamental trees, both for their beauty and their ability to provide shade and shelter.

–  The bark of the cypress tree was used in ancient times to make paper. In fact, the word “paper” is derived from the ancient Greek word “papyrus,” which was made from the bark of the cypress-like papyrus plant.

–  In many cultures, cypress trees have been associated with death and the afterlife. In Christianity, cypress is often used as a symbol of eternal life and resurrection.

–  calming and clearing to the mind

–  menstrual cramps

–  used for accumulations 

–  has antispasmodic properties applied topically or in a salt bath

–  firms up the gums when used as a mouthwash 

–  lymphatic decongest 

–  improves venous circulation

–  a great way to strengthen the pancreas 

–  Taken internally in can potentially help reduce swelling in the legs


  • ​Skin- bleeding of the gums, loose teeth, oily skin, wounds, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, ​​​excessive perspiration, deodorant 
  • ​Genitourinary- menopausal problems, diuretic, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, prostate congestion, possibly helpful for prostate adenoma  
  • ​Digestive- diarrhea, vomiting, hemorrhoids
  • Endocrine- weak pancreas, activating to the pineal, balancing to the endocrine system, stimulate the endocrine system
  • Immune- prevention of cold’s and flu’s
  • ​Respiratory- spasmodic coughs, pleurisy, bronchitis, whooping cough
  • ​Muscular- rheumatism, antispasmodic 
  • Circulation- poor circulation, cellulitis, edema (especially in the lower legs), accumulations, lymphatic congestion, venous congestion 
  • ​Nervous- stress-related conditions, nervous tension, psychosomatic conditions, calming, strengthens and fortifies the nerves 
  • ​Psychology- grief, purifying the mind, repetitive thoughts, 
  • ​Energetic-soothing, balancing, purifying to the protective webs
  • ​Spiritual- helps with transmuting negative emotions and thoughts, has an effect on the ​​​mental permanent seed, quieting effect on the mind
  • Materialization- purifying to the heart (especially the back heart)

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