Cypress Essential Oil (French)
Cypress essential oil has a fresh, woodsy, smoky, balsamic aroma that can guide you to peace during emotional transitions. It’s a popular oil for those experiencing life changes, offering stability through movement. Cypress is also used to keep the body’s energy flowing in a steady way. For example, it may help open the breath and chest, and protect health as the seasons change.
Cypress essential oil is ideal for inhalation and topical blends. Use it for the breath, head, chest, throat, immune support, muscles, joints, red or puffy areas, circulating energy, and for courage and comfort through distressing situations (such as grief).
Ingredients: Callitris Intratropica Wood Oil
Botanical name: Callitris intratropica
Common name: Cypress Australian Blue
Plant part: Wood
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Common uses: Cypress Australian Blue essential oil has traditionally been used for its moisturising and soothing properties in skin care. The oil has been known to have a relaxing effect on the nerves without sedative properties.
Strength of aroma: Medium
Aromatic scent: Sweet, balsamic and spicy.
Caution: Non-toxic, non-irritating. If oxidized, it may cause skin irritation or sensitization. Some sources recommend avoiding cypress essential oil during pregnancy, but there is no research to support this statement. To be extra cautious, take care when using with asthmatics. Cypress can be either very helpful with bronchial asthma or a potential irritantNone known. Avoid during pregnancy. Not for internal use. Keep away from eyes and mucas membranes. Do not apply directly to the skin. Store in a cool dark place.