Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens cone
Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)

Cypress oil comes from the needles and cones of Cupressus sempervirens trees. It has a woody scent and an astringent effect.

PropertiesEdit

 
Cypress essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

Helps relieve fluid retention, cellulite, hemorrhoids and varicose vains.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use Cypress oil if you suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure).