Let’s Talk About Herbs : Cypress

Cypress

Cypress is sometimes known as the Tree of Death. That sounds creepy, but actually the name refers to an old custom of placing a cypress branch into graves to bless the deceased in the afterlife.

Keeping cypress branches in your house, or planting the trees on your property is thought to protect and bless a home.

Adding cypress boughs to bouquets at funerals is believed to ease grief and bring peace to loved ones.

-Ck

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About ckmyles

I'm a laid-back, scatterbrained, crafty, Solitary Wiccan who would rather be outside than at the computer. I spend most days buried under a pile of beads and jewelry wire, covered in paint, or trying to get wax out of the carpet. I live in beautiful Salem, Oregon, with my Husband and Assassin the cat. Find me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and online at CandlesAndHerbs.com ! Blessed be.

Posted on April 9, 2015, in Wicca and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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