Antiseptic and Relaxing
Cypress leaf infusion is made by steeping cypress leaves in boiling water, releasing its properties like a tea. It has antiseptic, antibacterial and stimulating properties. It soothes increases blood circulation and helps to detoxify the skin. Aromatherapists believe the active ingredients in cypress leaves can be calming during times of emotional stress.
Cypress trees are tall, reaching heights of 140 feet, with small flowers and brownish-grey cones. The main constituents of cypress are alpha-pinene, carene and limonene which give it its properties. It is particularly comforting during the winter season because it is said to stimulate feelings of joy and happiness.