Latin Name: Cupressus Sempervirens
Extraction: Steam distilled from the flower heads.
Aroma: Beautifully fresh, deep green balsamic aroma with faint smoky and ambergris-like undertone.
Cypress is an evergreen tree with flaking and scaly bark that can reach up to 45 meters in height. It tends to grow with narrow columns and has aromatic dark-green scale-like leaves and spherical cones. The trees mainly grow in Mediterranean and West Asia.
Mucolytic, hepatic, astringent, antispasmodic, anti-sudorific, diuretic, restorative, vasoconstrictor, respiratory tonic, calmative, astringent
USES IN AROMATHERAPY
The uplifting and energizing aroma of Cypress essential oil is mind clearing and a wonderful healer for the spirit. It is useful for those with emotional stress and those struggling with changes.
Helping to lift mood and enhance a positive feel-good vibe, it brings optimism and positive mentality; and soften unbending, inflexible frame of mind.
Cypress essential oil is respiratory, lymphatic, liver and prostate decongestant; making it helpful for wide range of body complaints.
Traditionally used in anti-cellulite formulation, Cypress is a natural mild yet effective diuretic that can help remove excess water and salts; and can be tried for menstrual and menopause problems.
We love Cypress in blends for muscle cramps and pull as well as restless leg syndrome. If the oil is applied (diluted) to the feet at night, it will draw comfortable sense of warmth to the feet.
Because of the high level of Camphene, Cypress is a wonderful natural deodorizing and cleansing oil with its antibacterial and anti-microbial properties. It can cleanse and clear the air and environment of unwanted sense and can be used as deodorant for underarm formula and other skin infectious problems such as pimples, pustules and many other skin eruptions.
SAFETY & SHELF LIFE
Safety: No known safety concerns. Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
Pregnancy/Nursing: Pregnancy safe and nursing safe.
Precautions: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
HOW TO USE
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil/aroma diffuser or personal pocket inhaler.
Apply Topically: This essential oil is 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high quality carrier oils or Carrier Oils Complex. Refer to our dilution chart. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Divinely clean, fresh, balsamic yet not overpowering, Cypress is highly effective for asthma and edema, varicose veins. It makes a wonderful deodorizer and antimicrobial air cleanser.
Ingredients: 100% Cupressus Sempervirens (Cypress) Oil
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