Cypress Cupressus sempervirens Essential Oil Information

Cupressus sempervirens

Cypress Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Cupressus sempervirens

 

Europe

Needles & twigs








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam distilled

Pale yellow

Thin

Medium strong








Fragrance

Woody with subtle spiciness, evergreen












Benefits

Reduces perspiration, also helps alleviate some of the symptoms of menopause. Treats upper respiratory issues like chest congestion, laryngitis, coughing, spasmodic coughing, and sinus drainage. Increases circulation and raises low blood pressure. Also good for edema.















Blends Well With

Lemon, Lime, Orange, Tangerine, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Juniper, Lavender, Pine, Sandalwood, Oregano, Chamomile, Rosemary, Peppermint














Constituents

Cedrol, Sabinol, Terpenyl Acetate, Camphene, Limonene, Myrcene, Pinene, Sabinene













Properties

Antidepressant, antirheumatic, antiperspirant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, deodorant, diuretic, hepatic, styptic, sudorific, vasoconstrictive















Safety

Generally safe, but avoid during early pregnancy.










 







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