Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)


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A tall, long living evergreen, straight trunked, conical shaped conifer averaging 20 – 30 metres in height, with slender dark green foliage. It bears small flowers and round brown-grey cones or seed nuts. Harvesting of the trees tips from 5 years onwards, and continuing annually. Growing wild throughout France and most of the Mediterranean region, from England, across to the Balkan countries and including Northern Africa. The wood is highly prised for its hardness and durability. Leaves and terminal branches are collected for steam distillation to produce the essential oil.

Ingredients: Cupressus Sempervirens Leaf/Nut/Stem Oil

Botanical name: Cupressus sempervirens L.

Common name: Cypress

Plant part: Branches and leaves

Extraction method: Steam distilled

Common uses: Cypress has been known to have astringent and antiseptic properties and has traditionally been used for excessive perspiration.

Note: Middle

Strength of aroma: Medium

Aromatic scent: Spicy, herbaceous, slightly woody evergreen aroma.

Caution: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy.

Blends Well With

Ambrette Absolute (Musk) (Abelmoschus moschatus)
Benzoin – Onycha (Styrax Benzoin)
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
Cedarwood Himalayan (Cedrus deodara)
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
Eucalyptus – Australiana (Eucalyptus radiata)
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis)
Labdanum Absolute (Cistus ladaniferus)
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
Lemon (Citrus limon) – 50mL
Liquidambar (Liquidambar styraciflua)
Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)
Marjoram Sweet (Origanum majorana)
Orange – Sweet (Citrus sinensis)
Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)
Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Sandalwood – Australian (Santalum spicatum)
Sandalwood – Indian (Santalum album)

Aromatic Families



Fresh, woody, resinous, deep green balsamic aroma with a faint smoky and ambergris-like undertone in the tenacious drydown.

Aromatic Note



Possible skin sensitiser.

Additional information

Bottle Size

5mL, 10mL, 50mL, 100mL

Important Notes: Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs and essential oils are provided on this site for historical and educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs or essential oils.

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