Botanical Name: Cupressus sempervirens
Plant Part: Needles/Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Aromatic note: Herbaceous, Woody and evergreen
Perfumery Note: Middle
The essential oil of the Cypress tree is collected from its leaves (needles) and twigs. Cypress oil gives a deep, earthy and smoky scent. This plant family is 17 million years old, which makes it one of the oldest. It is most commonly found in the Mediterranean.
Cypress essential oil is used in aromatherapy to assist with menopausal problems, circulatory conditions, rheumatism, colds, whooping cough, nervous tension, hemorrhoids, and wounds.* This oil has also been known to endorse a soporific sleep, mental clarity and regulation of the female reproductive system.
Cypress Essential Oil’s primary benefit relates to the lymphatic system. Cypress Essential Oil’s ability to stimulate lymphatic drainage, Cypress Oil can help to flush out these toxins and leave your complexion perfectly detoxed and fresh.
Cypress Essential Oil contains camphene a strong antiseptic that speeds up the healing process of wounds and infection.
Cypress essential oil can induce feelings of relaxation and provide a mild sedative effect. This can work to combat the effects of stress, anxiety and even depression, boosting mood and stimulating happiness.
Well Blends With: Bergamot, Grapefruit, Cedarwood, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Sweet Orange, Pine, Rosemary, and Tea Tree.