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The Cypress tree is a wonderfully aromatic tree that originates in Mediterranean regions. The ancient Greeks dedicated the tree to Pluto the God of the Underworld, hence the use of trees in cemeteries. Cypress is well known for its use with Haemorrhoids, Varicose Veins, and any swelling/oedema. It is renowned as an excellent venous decongestant.
"Cypress is the only essential oil which is a true venous blood decongestant as well as an astringent" (HOLMES) it has a restorative effect on the veins themselves. It is also known as a menstrual regulator and can be used to ease painful periods. And finally it is reputed to be very effective as a cough remedy and for managing acute and chronic bronchitis and whooping cough.
BOTANICAL NAME: Cupressus Sempervirens.
PLANT FAMILY: Cupressaceae
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: France
METHOD OF EXTRACTION: The oil is steam distilled from the leaves and twigs of the tree
AROMA CHARACTERISTICS: Cypress is spicy but not over powering, it has a wonderful balsamic, smoky undertone - a refreshing smell
ODOUR INTENSITY: Medium
NOTE: Middle to base
CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS: Sabinol (Alcohol), Furfurol (Aldehyde), Terpenyl acetate (Ester), Camphene, Cymene, Pinene, Sylvestrene (Terpene
BLENDS WELL WITH: Citruses and other woods as well as Benzoin, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Orange, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood.
SAFETY INFORMATION: Cypress has been reported to be non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising.
INGREDIENTS: Contains 100% Cypress essential oil.