Cypress is a great oil to use to uplift you when you are feeling tired or depressed. Blends well with many other essential oils including woody or mint oils, citrus (especially grapefruit) and floral oils. It can also help to reduce cellulite. Cypress Oil is good for balancing oily and overhydrated skin. It's a natural deodorant and is good for excessive perspiration. It narrows blood vessels so can ease varicose veins, haemorrhoids and heavy bleeding. You might find Cypress Oil especially useful during the menopause - use diluted to at least 5% in a Carrier Oil for massage. Obtained by steam distillation of the leaves and terminal branches of the tree. Sweet-balsamic and tenacious odour. Astringent, toning, restoring, cellulite, natural deodorant, balances oily skin. Ingredients: Pirene, camphene, sylvestrine, cymene, sabinol. INCI name: Cupressus sempervirens Leaf/Stem Oil Safety Advice: Please note that The Holistic Emporium or Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.