Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens) Essential Oil

cypress essential oil profile

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:

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: Reduces tension, stress, calms nerves, grief

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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