Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) Essential Oil

Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) Essential Oil

Quick Facts
Color: Pale yellow to pale olive
Viscosity: Thin
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Plant parts: Leaves, twigs, needles, sometimes cones
Countries: Mediterranean, France
Scent: Fresh, woody, spicy, smoky, balsamic, sweet, slightly nutty
Odor Intensity: Low-moderate
Blending Note: Middle
Fragrance family:
Blends Well with: Bergamot, Juniper, Pine, Cedarwood, Laveder, Clary Sage, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Chamomile, Benzoin, Marjoram
Chemical Notes:

Summary of Benefits and Cautions

Physical uses and benefits
Properties: Astringent, deodorant, styptic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, diuretic, hepatic, tonic, vasoconstrictive
Physical Uses: Reduce excess sweating, ease heavy periods, whooping cough, sore throat, spasmodic coughs, rheumatism, fluid retention, low blood pressure, circulatory tonic, insomnia, insect repellant
emotional uses and benefits
Emotional Uses: Reduces tension, stress, calms nerves, grief
skin and hair
Skin and Hair Care: Balances sebum in skin, astringent for oily skin, reduce appearance of large pores, cellulite
Safety: Avoid old oils as they can cause sensitization. Avoid with high blood pressure. Avoid if pregnant.

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