Cypress essential oil is obtained from the needle-bearing tree of coniferous and deciduous regions — the scientific name is Cupressus sempervirens.The cypress tree is an evergreen, with small, rounded and woody cones. It has scalelike leaves and tiny flowers.
Cupressus sempervirensis considered to be a medicinal tree that has many specific botanical features.According to research published inBMC Complementary &Alternative Medicine, these special features include tolerance to drought, air currents, wind-driven dust, sleet and atmospheric gases. The cypress tree also has a well-developed root system and the ability to flourish in both acidic and alkaline soils.
The young twigs, stems and needles of the cypress tree are steam-distilled, and the essential oil has a clean and energizing aroma. The main constituents of cypress are alpha-pinene, carene and limonene;
The main chemical constituents of Cypress Oil are:
Country of Origin: Morocco Botanical Name: Cupressus Sempervirens Family Name: Cupressaceae INCI: Cupressus Sempervirens Linnaeus Common Names: Cypress, Italian Cypress, Mediterranean Cypress Parts Used: Needles and Twigs Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Scent: Medium, Spicy, Herbaceous, Slightly Woody Evergreen, Fresh and Clean