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Cupressus sempervirens

Mediterranean Cypress

Explore how Cupressus sempervirens effectively treats skin issues and wounds through its astringent and antimicrobial properties. Dive into the world of Mediterranean cypress.
Cupressus sempervirens


Mediterranean cypress




Cupressus sempervirens is an astringent, expectorant, antimicrobial, sedative and aromatic. 


There are many benefits when using Cupressus sempervirens including relief from respiratory issues, treating various wounds and cuts, and stress reduction.

  • Benefits

    Cupressus sempervirens has several medicinal benefits including treating skin conditions such as oily skin and acne. The astringent and antimicrobial properties also help treat wounds because they promote coagulation, control bleeding, and support the healing process.When the oil is extracted from the Mediterranean cypress leaves, it can be used to treat respiratory conditions such as coughs and bronchitis. It can also be used to provide relief for sore muscles and joints.

  • Usage

    The Mediterranean cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) leaves are used to extract cypress essential oil. The oil is then used in aromatherapy and fragrance for its calming properties. For other ailments such as skin and wound care, cypress oil is applied topically. 

  • More Info

    While used to treat several different ailments, the Mediterranean cypress is also associated with mourning, eternity, and immortality in many cultures. The tree is often planted in cemeteries and used in funeral settings because it provides a connection between the living and the dead. Today it is a popular tree for essential oil production and used wildly in historical landscaping.

When Cupressus sempervirens Helps With

Venous Insufficiency

Stimulates circulation by increasing blood flow.


Aids in the elimination of excess water and salt, preventing fluid retention.

Emotional Health

Induces calmness and relaxation with sedative effects, promoting feelings of happiness and ease.

Wounds & Infections

Antiseptic qualities from camphene make cypress oil effective for treating wounds and preventing infections.

“Homeopathy is the safest and most reliable approach to ailments and has withstood the assaults of established medical practice for over 100 years.”

Yehudi Menuhin