Cypress - EO 10ML
Cypress essential oil has a soft, wood-spice aroma and is excellent for helping the appearance of cellulite. It is also tonic and circulatory.
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How to use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in cool, dark place.
|Latin Name||Cupressus sempivirens|
|Extraction||Distillation of the needles and twigs (occasionally cones)|
|Plant characteristics||A tall evergreen tree with a conical shape. It bears small flowers and round, brown cones, or nuts that are distilled to produce the essential oil. |
|Oil characteristics||A pale yellow-green oil with a smoky, terpentine, balsamic aroma set in a fresh pie-like background |
|Traditional use||Used in Biblical times for purging and purification. Also for heavy perspiration loss from the body, or heavy blood loss such as during menstruation. |
|Blends well with||Pine, mandarin, juniper, orange and sandalwood essential oils. |
|Cautions and comments||There are no known contra-indications. Cypress has a remarkable astringent action, far superior to Witch Hazel.|
|Main chemical constituents||Monoterpenes <70%, esters 5%. |