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Cypress Essential Oil
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Latin Name
Cupressus sempervirens
Plant Family
Pinaceae
Country of Origin
EU
Chemical Constituents
3-carene(10-30%)
alpha pinene(30-60%)
beta pinene(1-5%)
cedrol(1-5%)
limonene(1-5%)
terpinyl acetate(5-10%)
How to Use
4-5 drops in bath
4-5 drops on a tissue/vaporiser
15 drops in 50ml carrier
Characteristic
Spicy but not over powering, it is a cleaner and less medicinal scent than pine and has wonderful balsamic, smoky undertones.
A wonderfully aromatic tree which grows in conical shape. Beautiful reddish yellow wood... similarly brushing past releases the familiar and refreshing scent of cypress. Cypress is typically grown near cemeteries.
Extraction Method
100% Pure Cypress Essential Oil is obtained by steam distillation from Cypress leaves.
Oils to Blend with
Blends beautifully with citruses and other woods as well as frankincense, clary sage, lavender, cardamom, marjoram, geranium, neroli, black pepper and benzoin.
Precautions
Flammable.
Do not use during pregnancy.
Keep away from children and eyes.
Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin.
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