HE38 | Blue Cypress Oil

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HE38 | Blue Cypress Oil

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~ Callitris Intratropica ~

Northern Cypress Pine. This medium sized conifer of the Cupressaceae family was plantation established. Following abandonment, the plantation returned to the wild. They grow to approximately 25m and are widespread in coastal and inland areas of northern Australia. The leaves and cone-scales are whorled; the cones ripen in 1-2 years.


Uses:
For those that are flighty, nervous or distraught, Blue Cypress Oil has an immediate grounding effect when inhaled. The oil is used as a fixative in perfumery, and as an ingredient in men's products. Hydrosol: Use topically for skin care, aftershave, mist in rooms for a calming effect.

Directions:
Use in oil burner: add a few drops to water. 
Possible skin irritant; Test on small area of skin and dilute if necessary, before use.
NOT TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY

Oil Characteristics:
A vivid, viscous, pure cobalt-blue oil. The scent is predominately woody, with smoky back notes and a hint of licorice. It has a medium intensity odor (5 on a scale of 1-10). The taste is bitter

Chemical Characteristics:
10-15% guaiol 4-12% bulnesol 7-14% g-eudesmol 3-7% a-eudesmol 3-6% b-eudesmol 15-17% monoterpenes & sesquiterpenes trace guaiazulene

Chemical Profile:
10-15% guaiol 4-12% bulnesol 7-14% g-eudesmol 3-7% a-eudesmol 3-6% b-eudesmol 15-17% monoterpenes & sesquiterpenes trace guaiazulene

Physical Properties:
Specific Gravity - 0.966 to 0.986 Refractive Index - 1.5055 to 1.5075 Optical Rotation - -0.1 to +0.5

Production Method:
Steam-Distilled - Trunkwood & Bark

Warnings:
Caution should be taken when using Essential Oils. Do not use any oils without consultation from a qualified aroma therapy practitioner. All Essential Oils should be kept out of the reach of children.