CYPRESS, BLUE ESSENTIAL OIL - Australia
Callitris intratropica Grown on Woona land Australia
Blue Cypress Oil is native to Australia & has a sweet woody, balsamic, herbaceous aroma. Part of the Traditional "Medicine Chest".
Resinous compounds in the bark react during distillation with other aromatic compounds to create guaiazulene, an anti-inflammatory compound similar to chamazulene that gives the essential oil its dark blue colour.
Process: Steam Distilled Essential Oil
Plant Part: Wood and Bark
Note: Middle to Top Note, Fixative
Aroma Family: Woody
Aroma: Sweet, fresh, fruity, mildly licorice-like, balsamic aroma with a resinous, faintly smoky undertone; has good tenacity and fixative properties.
It has long been used as an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory oil as well as a support in soothing respiratory illness. calming, grounding & relaxing.
Blue Cypress oil does have both inflammation and pain-relieving benefits, as in helping to relieve allergy-induced hives, insect bites (such as from sand flies, mosquitoes, wasps and bees) and soothing nappy rash.
Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood Atlas, Chamomile, Cistus, Clary Sage, Cypress leaf, Fir, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Labdanum, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Neroli, Oakmoss, Orange, Patchouli, Pine, Spruce,Rose Absolute, Rosemary, Sandalwood & Ylang Ylang.
In perfume the oil is primarily a ‘base’ note. It is an excellent perfume fixative that will blend well with other woody notes, citrus and ‘green’ aromas.
Blue Cypress oil does have both inflammation and pain-relieving benefits, helping to relieve insect bites (such as from sand flies, mosquitoes, wasps and bees) and soothing nappy rash.
In terms of muscle & joint complaints, there are reports of Blue Cypress oil helping with the pain and inflammation of general joint pain & swelling and with rheumatoid arthritis.
Non-toxic. Not in pregnancy or when breast feeding. Only use diluted in base oil on skin. Not recommended for ingestion or applied neat to the skin.
Information on the traditional uses and properties are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before use.
Muscle Ache Massage Oil
50ml bottle with lid or dropper sterilised
7 drops Blue Cypress Essential Oil
5 drops Cajeput Essential Oil
3 drops Clove Bud Essential Oil
30ml Sweet Almond Oil
Combine all ingredients.
Store in dark, cool place. Massage into area as often as needed.