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

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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.

Properties[edit]

Circulatory[edit]

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

Caution[edit]

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