Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress Essential Oil

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Cypressus Sempervirens

Cypress is a balancing oil and is valuable during times of upheaval.  It has an affinity with the skin and the respiratory system.  It has also been used as a purification incense since ancient times.  The modern aromatherapist uses it to help individuals to clear their minds and achieve a more focused approach to problems.

Source:  Cypressus sempervirens is native to the Mediterranean but is now cultivated throughout Europe and North America.

Extraction:  Cypress essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the freshly picked leaves, twigs and cones of the evergreen tree.

Aroma:  Cypress essential oil has a warm, woody balsamic scent with an invigorating effect.

Uses:  Massage, baths, vaporisation and may be added to base emollients.

Blends well with:  Benzoin, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Citrus Oils, Clary Sage, Ginger, Juniper, Lavender, Marjoram, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang. 

Caution:  Dilute Cypress essential oil to less than 5% before application to the skin.  Keep away from the eyes.  Avoid during pregnancy.

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