Blue Cypress(Callitris intratropica)
Latin Name: Callitris intratropica
Plant Part: Twigs or Wood
Note/Element: Note:Top/Middle Element: Wood, Metal
Functional Groups: Terpene, alcohol, lactone and ketone.
ayurvedic dosha (Balances): Pitta
Scent: Sweet, woody, slightly floral, slightly smoky, fruity, notes of lemon and cedar.
For Skin Type: Sensitive
Cautions: Not during pregnancy.
Physical Uses: Inflammation, warts, burns, rashes, cuts, paper cuts, sore muscles and joints, insect bites, psoriasis, skin moisturizer.
Mental/Emotional Uses: Soothing, centering, balancing and grounding, stress, anger, developing intuition, releases pessimism, helps us to feel empowered,
Other Uses: Insect repellent, men's aftershave, meditation, dream pillows. Unusual in that this blue oil comes from the wood rather than the flower such as Chamomile blue. Perfume fixative.
Blends Well With: Flower, Fruit, Needle/Cone, Wood, Other blue oils.
Possible Substitutions: Emerald Cypress(Callitris columellaris), Jade Cypress(Callitris flauca)
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 2001-2011.
Lawless, Julia, The Complete Illustrated Guide to Aromatherapy, Shaftesbury ,Dorset,Element Books, 1997.
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