Cupressus sempervirens -wild- Spain
Aroma: This is a wonderfully clean forest-like smelling essential oil. It is very fresh & coniferous.
Properties: Cypress is a great essential oil for transitions and dealing with grief, is very protective and helps with courage. It is also very purifying.
Physically it can also help conditions where there is too much fluid in the body. It has been shown to be useful for haemorrhoids and varicose veins.
Blends with: cedarwood, chamomile, citrus oils, clary sage, frankincense, juniper berry, lavender & pine.
It is steamed distilled from the twigs and needles.
Shelf life: It will keep for around 2-3 years after opening if stored with lid tightly closed in a cool, dark area.