Synonyms: Italian cypress, Mediterranean cypress
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Spain
Composition: 100% Cypress essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of organic Cypress needles
Active Constituents: Monoterpenes, monoterpenols: pinene, carene
Viscosity: Thin to medium
Color: Clear to pale yellow
About: Cypress is light, clear and refreshing with a woody-pine aroma. Beautiful in a diffuser, it clears the air with its fresh scent, promoting healthy sinuses and deep breathing. Apply it with a carrier oil to support muscles and joints. Cypress is also known for promoting circulation, lymphatic drainage and balanced water retention.
Common Uses: Cypress may be diffused and applied topically in a carrier (3-36 drops in 1oz). Excellent for promoting circulation and skin tone in salts/sugar scrubs and massage oils.
Blending Recommendations: Atlas Cedarwood, Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Black Spruce, Cistus, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus radiata, Balsam Fir, Douglas Fir, Silver Fir, Frankincense, Helichrysum, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lavender Spike, Sweet Lime, Myrrh, Patchouli, Peppermint, Wild Scotch Pine, Rosemary cineole, Rosemary verbenone, Sage, Sandalwood, Wintergreen.
Safety Information: Not recommended if pregnant or breastfeeding. Old or oxidized Cypress essential oil is irritating to the skin. Always dilute.
Recommended Adult Dilution: 0.5% – 6%; 3 to 36 drops per ounce of carrier oil
Maximum Adult Dilution: 20%; 120 drops per ounce of carrier oil
Cypress essential oil contains 123 constituents.
Shelf-Life: 3 years
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight. Store in the refrigerator for extended shelf life.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.