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Botanical Name: Cupressus sempervirens L
Plant Part: Needles/Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distillation
Description / Color / Consistency: Yellowish to yellow liquid / Light to medium consistency
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Woody, fresh, and green aroma with a fragrance similar to that of Pine / Top Note / Mild to Medium Aroma.
Blends With: Bergamot, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Myrrh, Myrtle, Orange, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Silver Fir, and Tea Tree.
Product Abstract: The Cupressus sempervirens L. botanical is native to the Mediterranean region, Cyprus, Italy, and a region of Iran, among other countries; hence, this aromatic evergreen tree is also referred to as Mediterranean Cypress, Italian Cypress, and Persian Cypress. For its tall and thin structure, it has also earned the nickname Pencil Pine. This coniferous botanical can grow to a height of 35 m (115 ft) and can sometimes live for over 1000 years. The warm, dry, woody, and Citrusy notes of Cypress Oil make it a popular ingredient for use in the manufacturing of aftershaves, colognes, and soaps, especially in those intended to have characteristic masculine scents.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.