Aroma:Sweet, balsamic and spicy. This is a very pleasant Evergreen aroma, smoky, woody, dry and slightly nutty.
Latin Name:Cupressus sempervirens
Country of Origin:Spain
Cultivation Method:Conventionally Grown
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Aromatherapy Properties:Purifying, warming, supports eliminating excessive fluids, concentration enhancing, reviving, restorative, comforting and protective. A great oil for times of grief and difficult transitions. Soothing and positive.
Suggested Use:Blend with Rose Essential Oil for a blend that assists in grieving and outgrowing sadness, and use in a diffuser or as a massage blend. Add 9 drops of Aromaland's Toning, Theratone or Theraclear Blends (which contain Cypress) to 1oz. of unscented body care product.
History:Cypress oil is derived from a tall, slender tree typical for the landscapes of the Mediterranean. Its appearance adds serenity and timeless grace wherever it is planted and it is a popular plant for graveyards – not surprising, maybe, considering its main emotional benefit – to ease grief and give emotional strength to get on with life after an emotional crisis. The plant is related to Juniper and its oil can be found in many Men's colognes and aftershaves. Used as purifying incense by the Tibetans.
Specific Safety Information:Non-toxic, non-irritant. No safety data published for Blue Cypress, but it appears to be a fairly safe oil.