Distilled from the twigs and shrubbery of the cypress tree, this oil has a fresh, piney scent that is especially popular during colder months. It is used extensively in spa therapy and treatments to beautify the skin. Tibetans used Cypress as incense and for medicinal purposes ranging from respiratory treatments to curative formulas for the urinary system.
Botanical Name: Cupressus sempervirens
Origin: Southern Europe
Extraction: Steam distilled
Cultivation: Wild grown
Plant Part: Needles and twigs
Aroma: Apple-like aroma, warm, sweet and fruity
Applications: Dilute to use topically, aromatically
Benefits: Rheumatism, poor circulation, asthma, bronchitis, menopause, colitis, prostate, stimulates pancreas, warming, stimulating, soothing, relaxing, overactive sweat glands, edema
Safety Considerations: Dilute well before use; very gentle; contact with eyes should be avoided.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified 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).