Cypress Essential Oil


£2.50 - £16.03


SKU: 5060233382972X

Product Description

Cypress is a wonderful antimicrobial air cleanser, spicy without being overpowering A cleaner and less medicinal scent than pine with wonderful balsamic undertones

Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress is fresh without being over powering, it is an air cleanser and tonic without the medicinal like scent of pine. Beautiful balsamic, smoky undertones makes this oil suitable for winter or summer.

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Characteristics of Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress is a vigorous, evergreen tree with a flaking or scaly bark, often with columnar, narrowly ovoid crowns. It has aromatic leaves and spherical female cones.

Cupressus sempervirens (Cypress) is a medium sized tree that naturally lives long and reaches up to 45m in height. It tends to grow with narrow columns. The dark-green scale – like leaves (2 – 5mm long) are held in dense sprays on the rounded shoots of ascended branches.

The Cypress tree mainly grows in the Mediterranean and West Asia.

Common Uses of Cypress Essential Oil

Cypress essential oil is energizing and mind clearing. It promotes a positive feel good vibe and helps stimulate positive thoughts.

The high levels of camphene help making Cypress oil a cleansing oil with natural antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Cypress is is excellent at clearing an environment of unwanted scents and replace with energising positivity.

A 2014 a study that was published by Complementary & Alternative medicine found Cypress essential had enough antimicrobial properties to inhibit the growth of bacteria. The test concluded that using Cypress in cosmetic formulations can help inhibit the growth of bacteria as part of a preservative solution.


The antimicrobial properties of Cypress oil help make the oil suitable for use on pimples, pustules and skin eruptions.
Used in under arm preparations, Cypress oil is a useful deodorant with antimicrobial protection and deodorising properties.


The uplifting and energising scent of Cypress can help lift the mood and provide a relief to anxiety. This can be extra useful for those with emotional stress, troubles sleeping or those that have experienced a trauma or shock.
Cypress oil has antispasmodic qualities which make Cypress oil useful on muscle pull and muscle cramps. It can be a lovely oil to use in blends designed for restless leg syndrome.
Cypress essential oil is able to stimulate blood flow, which can help as a home made varicose vein potion.
Cypress is traditionally used in anti cellulite based products, as a natural diuretic that can help remove excess water and salt when applied topically.
Cypress essential oil is energizing and mind clearing. It promotes a positive feel good vibe and helps stimulate positive thoughts. Use in room sprays to promote positivity in your home. Cypress is a favourite of Spa’s to create the perfect Spa ambiance.

Precautions when using Cypress Essential Oil

Avoid high concentrations. As with all essential oils we would recommended avoiding during pregnancy

Cypress Essential Oil Technical Information

Criteria Information

Latin Name

Cupressus sempervirens


Cupressus sempervirens (Cypress) Leaf Oil

Plant Family


Extraction Method

Steam distilled from the flower heads

Country of Origin



100% Pure Essential Oil, therapeutic grade



Sabinol (Alcohol), Furfurol (Aldehyde), Terpenyl acetate (Ester), Camphene, Cymene, Pinene, Sylvestrene (Terpenes)

Cas No.


Einecs No.


Blends well with

Blends beautifully with citruses and other woods as well as Frankincense, Clary Sage, Lavender, Cardamom, Marjoram, Geranium, Neroli, Black Pepper and Benzoin.

IFRA Certificate 49th Amendment

Technical Documents

Please see the Technical Tab below for SDS, Allergens information and IFRA Certificates

Cypress essential oil is naturally antimicrobial and is effective at removing bacteria


  • Weight: 0.03 kg
  • Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Juniperberry, Frankincense, Lavender, Pine, Marjoram, Sandalwood, Rosemary
  • Contraindications: Avoid During Pregnancy
  • Country of Origin: France
  • Latin Name: Cupressus sempervirens
  • Traditional Physical Properties: Muscular Cramps
  • Part of Plant Used: Leaves & Twigs
  • Purity: 100% Pure
  • Scent: Beautiful Balsamic Smoky Undertones with Pine like top notes
  • Key Benefits: Antiseptic
  • Traditional Emotional Use: Uplifting, Positivity, Eases Anger
  • Traditional Skin Use: Antiseptic, skin cleansing
  • Size: 10ml
  • HS Code: 33012941
  • HS Description: Cypress Essential Oil
  • HS Country: GB

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