Cypress has been widely used since ancient times and has been known to be recommended by the likes of Hippocrates and Dioscorides. Today, it’s widely known for its ability to treat various venous concerns including varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
Name of Oil:Cypress
Latin Binomial:Cupressus sempervivens
Countries of Origin:France, Italy, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, North Africa, Spain, Portugal
Scent Profile:herbaceous, woody, fresh
Parts used in distillation:leaves and twigs
Oil Characteristics:pale yellow, thin, medium
Cultivation – Conventional Farming