Botanical Name: Cupressus
Description & Extraction:
The tree is a perennial tree, conical-shaped, about 28 meters (80 feet)
high and originated from the East, now mostly found in gardens and
cemeteries in the Mediterranean region. It is an evergreen tree with dark
green foliage, small flowers and round brown-gray cones with seed nuts
inside. The wood is hard and durable, red-yellow in color. Cypress essential
oil is from Cupressus sempervirens of the Cupressaceae family and is also
known as Italian or Mediterranean cypress. It has a positive effect on
excess fluids in general, thereby improving circulation, sorting out coughs
and bronchitis. It assists with varicose veins and female problems and is
definitely an oil to have around. Cypress oil is extracted from the needles
and twigs of young branches by steam distillation and yields 1.3 - 1.5 %.
The main components of cypress oil are a-pinene, camphene, sabinene,
b-pinene, d-3carene, myrcene, a-terpinene, terpinolene, linalool, bornyl
acetate, cedrol and cadinene.
Cypress oil has a woody, slightly spicy and refreshing masculine smell. The
oil is colorless to very pale yellow in color and watery in viscosity.
Cypress oil is astringent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, deodorant, diuretic,
haemostatic, hepatic, styptic, sudorific, vasoconstrictor, respiratory tonic
Uses & Precaution:
- It is beneficial in conditions of excess fluid, such as bleeding,
nosebleeds, heavy menstruation, heavy perspiration, cough and
bronchitis, hemorrhages and fluid retention.
- The antispasmodic action is very useful for asthma, whooping cough,
bronchitis, emphysema and influenza.
- It is calming and soothing effect on the irritable, angry and
stressed-out person and has a valuable effect as a vasoconstrictor on
varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
- Cypress oil has a calming and soothing effect on the nerves, is
valuable as a vasoconstrictor, useful in the treatment of excessive
discharge of fluids and beneficial for the respiratory tract.
- The oil is considered non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing but
it is best to avoid it during pregnancy. It is also best to do a skin
patch test before using it in a massage blend.
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||As mentioned on label
||Warm, Woody typical odour
|Specific Gravity At 15°
||0.860 To 0.891
||+ 4.32 To +29.20
|Refractive Index 20°
||1.4700 To 1.4821
||5.1 To 19.6
||2 to 10 volume of 90%
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