Origin : France
Part used : twigs / branches
Cupressus sempervirens Hydrolat from organic farming - Certisys control Average pH 4 Bitter and dry smell, less woody than expected Reasonably stable: 1 year or a little more Use Useful in case of water retention in tissues and joints. Astringent effect on vein threads, on blotchy skin. Support of the venous function. Apply as pure compresses on varicose veins. In dilution in a sitz bath against haemorrhoids, in association with witch hazel hydrosol. In combination with sage or witch hazel HA, spray on heavy and tired legs. With juniper HA, a hydrosol capable of detoxifying the body (internal use). A useful association when it is necessary to alleviate the consequences of excessive eating and drinking in general. As can be seen with the use of detoxifying EO such as lovage and celery, this combination of the 2 HAs can have effects on skin problems that are difficult to resolve. Used as a face lotion, cypress hydrosol firms the tissues, has an astringent effect and is useful in the case of dilated pores. It is used in hair lotion as a scalp tonic. It will be used as an ingredient in the aqueous phase in the preparation of creams or gels intended for oily skin, with dilated pores, as well as for its decongesting and slimming virtues.