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Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress Essential Oil

$8.74

Parts Used

Needles and twigs

 

Botanical Name

Cupressus sempervirens

 

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

 

Note Classification

Middle

 

Aroma

Fresh, green, evergreen aroma, balsamic undertones

 

Properties

astringent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, deodorant, diuretic, hemostatic, hepatic, styptic, sudorific, vasoconstricting, respiratory tonic and sedative substance.

 

Overview

Has been used for thousands of years as a cleansing incense for several Nepalese and Tibetan cultures. Cypress trees were planted outside of temples and burial grounds by the Greeks and Romans.

 

Blends Well With

Benzoin, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, citrus oils, clary sage, ginger, lavender, pine, ylang ylang.

 

Herbal Miscellany

Associated with death and afterlife, cypress trees were often planted in graveyards and the wood was used to make coffins. Several cultures enjoy munching on the pine nuts and include them in their everyday diet.

 

Precautions

Oil Specific: Avoid while pregnant.

General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

 

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

This information was taken from and mountainroseherbs.com and organicfacts.net


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