Oil Summary: The importance of Cypress oil was emphasized due to the spread of bacterial infection in West Africa and the Middle East. It was discovered that the oil contained a very unique yet powerful element that had the capacity to treat infections related to Test Bacteria. Later on, it was realized that the oil also had other medicinal capacities other than treating bacterial infections. At maturity, the Cypress tree is said to produce seeds that are nutritionally rich. This is the reason why many researchers consider processing Cypress essential oil from mature trees. The curative capacity of the tree increases along with maturity.
Botanical Name: Cupressus sempervirens
Plant Origin: Spain
Processing Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Leaves and branches
Odor and Color: A pale yellow, pale olive-greenish or almost colorless, mobile liquid with a sweet balsamic, yet refreshing odor, reminiscent of pine needle oil, templin oil or juniper berry oil..
Contraindication: It is absolutely necessary to first understand how sensitive your body is. Consumption of Cypress essential oil should only be under the recommendation of a qualified medical practitioner. Above all, you should only use this oil that has been processed in regards to the prevailing health standards across the world just to ensure safety. Pregnant as well as breastfeeding women are advised not to consume Cypress essential oil unless under special instructions from a doctor. Apart from that, people who are allergic to cedar can as well be allergic to Cypress essential oil. There are also cases where undiluted Cypress oil can lead to inflammation of the skin. It is therefore very important to ensure that you only apply the oil on your skin while diluted to the specified precision. It is not advisable to apply Cypress essential oil on open skin, particularly wounds. For oral consumption, those with ulcers should avoid the oil. It can lead to aggravation of wounds in the stomach.