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Cypress Essential Oil - Brisbane Australia


Botanical Name:                   Cupressus sempervirens

Synonym:                              Italian cypress, Mediterranean cypress

Botanical Family:                  Cupressaceae

Country of Origin:                France, Germany

Plant Part:                              Leaves and cones

Extraction Method:               Distillation

Characteristics:                    warm, woody, refreshing, balsamic

antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antisudorific, astringent, cicatrizant, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hepatic, insecticide, restorative, sedative, styptic, sudorific, tonic, vasoconstrictor

Chemical Constituents:      
α-pinene, camphene, sabinene, β-pinene, δ-3-carene, myrcene, α-terpinene, terpinolene, linalool, bornyl acetate, cedrol, cadinene




Mind & Spirit:                       


  • Invigorating and refreshing on the mind
  • Soothing effect on anger
  • Cleanses the spirit removing psychic blocks.




  • Excellent for menstrual or menopausal problems
  • Extremely useful for oedema, excess bleeding, heavy menstruation, haemorrhages and sweating.
  • Beneficial to cellulite. 
  • Valuable to circulatory problems such as varicose veins and haemorrhoids.
  • Calms a persistent cough. 
  • Tonic effect on the liver and maintains the regular composition of the blood. 
  • Deodorant and reduces excessive sweating in the feet. 


Contraindications:                Should not be used during pregnancy

Note:                                       Middle to base

Odour Intensity:                    4

Blends well with:                 
bergamot, clary sage, fennel, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, lime, orange, pine, rosemary, tangerine, sandalwood



The Cypress tree was prized by the ancient Greeks.  The Egyptians used it medicinally and also to make sarcophagi.  The Greeks and Romans planted it in their burial grounds.  The name “sempervirens” means “Lives Forever”.

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