Cypress, Blue Essential Oil

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Cypress, Provence Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Blue Cypress
BOTANICAL NAME Callitris intratropica
PLANT PARTS USED Wood
EXTRACTION METHOD Distillation
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Australia
 
Completely different to Cypress, Australian Blue Cypress is a dark blue, somewhat viscous oil with anti-inflammatory properties similar to the more well-known blue oil, German Chamomile.
Nature/Essence – Soothing & Restorative
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Blue Cypress is used for dry skin to aid hydration (good for skin depleted by environmental exposure). Its anti-inflammatory and healing properties may also be useful for minor burns, eczema, psoriasis or other dry irritated skin conditions. It can be nice in an aftershave balm or tonic, with a woody masculine scent combined with soothing nourishing properties.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Blue Cypress is recommended for respiratory support to help open the airways. It is also used in rubs to ease muscles and joints.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Blue Cypress is said to be grounding and balancing, helping promote focus and concentration.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Blue Cypress has been traditionally used in Australia as a mosquito repellent, and the oil may also be applied to ease itchy bites.
 
BLENDS WELL WITH
Lavender, Tea Tree, Lemon Myrtle, Geranium, Cedarwood, Pine, Orange, Sandalwood, Clary Sage, Juniper, Rose, Jasmine, and Cardamom.

 

 
Appearance Blue to dark green liquid oil
Odour Description Strong, terpene-like topnote, soft amber-like backnote
Main Constituents Guaiol, dihydrocallitrisin, bulnesol
Specific Gravity Min0.950 Max 0.982
Optical Rotation Min-5.0 Max+5.0
Refractive Index Min 1.500 Max 1.512

Typical GC analysis
CYPRESS BLUE-456
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
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WOW. Sums it up!

So unlike any other coniferous oil I've smelt. Cloying and sweet (reminded me of the flavour from the old everlasting gobstoppers!).

Lasts a very long time on the skin - 12 to 18 hours, mellowing down to a distinct sweetish fragrance that just can't be placed.

The blueness is more in your mind - it is almost colourless, but just shows a hue like old glass sometimes. Don't expect rich colouration!

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