Pure Cypress Essential Oil
Latin name: Cupressus sempervirens
Family name: Cupressaceae
Cypress oil is distilled from the needles and twigs and is imported from Europe. It has a spicy, refreshing pine-needle aroma. Cypress incense is used today by Tibetans for purification.
Some traditional uses: to increase circulation, relieve muscular cramps, bronchitis, whooping cough and painful periods; reduce nervous tension and other stress related problems, as an immune stimulant.
Emotional profile: For relief of grief, self-hate, jealousy, loss and regret, isolation.
Blends with: Cedarwood, pine, lavender, clary sage, lemon, cardamon, juniper, bergamot, orange, marjoram, and sandalwood.
Warnings: Avoid cypress if you are pregnant, have high blood pressure, cancer or uterine and breast fibrosis.