Botanical Name: Cupressus torulosa
Country of Origin: Nepal
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Oct 2022
Minimum Shelf Life: 5 years
Plant Part: Wood
Perfume Note: Middle
Aroma: Woody, sweet, slightly balsamic
Blends well with: Amyris, Cardamom, Frankincense frereana, Geranium Bourbon, Lavender, Marjoram, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange Wild, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Vetiver (Haiti), Vetiver (Java)
Himalayan Cypress or Bhutan Cypress is a unique essential oil distilled from the aromatic heartwood of Cupressus torulosa trees wildcrafted in Nepal. Himalayan Cypress trees reach for the sky growing to a height of 145-150 feet in the high altitude rocky terrain of the Himalayan Mountains. Only when ground disrupting natural geological occurrences happen does our Nepalese distiller gather the naturally fallen trees for distillation of the aromatic heartwood from Himalayan Cypress trees. We gladly support their efforts and are happy to make this exceptional oil available to you.
Essential oil from Cypress trees has historically been distilled from leaves and/or cones; this Cypress wood oil distilled from the aromatic heartwood has a captivating crisp sweet resonating woody aroma that beckons use in perfumery. A must have oil for those with an affinity for woody notes. Use Himalayan Cypress Wood oil in Oriental and Incense Amber bouquets and all woody accords.
This Cypress wood oil is new to us and void of reliable documented aromatherapy use. However, GC analysis indicates this oil is rich in the sesquinterpenes alpha-Copaene 29.92%, Cyperene 13.05%, trans-Caryophyllene 12.13%, Valencene 2%. The overall data suggestions Cypress wood oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory benefits and its uplifting aroma may bring harmony, calm and wellbeing.
Aromatherapy use: yet to be determined, chemical profile suggests antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-stress
General use: Diffusers, potpourri, massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap and candle scent
Contraindications: No known contraindications