Element of Earth. Water and Earth for species like the Bald Cypress.
Planetary Associations: Saturn
Zodiac Association: Pisces
Cypress is a sacred tree of Celtic Astrology 25 January to 03 February and 26 July to 04 August.
Associated Dieties: The Cypress wood tree is sacred to Apollo, Hera, Athena, Hades, Pluto, Hekate, Artemis, Asclepius, Astarte, Persephone, the sisters of Fate, Cronus, Cybele and Aphrodite.
Runes: Eihwaz and Uruz
Cypress wood has been used for Maypoles.
Jupiter carries a scepter made from Cypress wood.
To the Greeks, Cypress trees stood between the barrier of earth and the Underworld.
The arrows of Cupid are made from Cypress wood.
Egyptians used Cypress wood in the mummification process and often used the wood for the mummy sarcophagus.
Apollo was born and raised in a sacred Cypress grove.