Cypress  Cupressus sempervirens

The clean, fresh aroma of Cypress essential oil promotes vitality and energy, while topical application helps to invigorate the senses. Derived from the branches of the tall evergreen tree, Cypress essential oil has a fresh, clean aroma that’s energizing and refreshing. Cypress is frequently used in spas and by massage therapists. Cypress can be diffused or inhaled directly, but should not be swallowed or taken internally.


Part Number: 30050001
Size: 15 mL
Wholesale: $15.50
Retail: $20.67
PV: 15.50

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Primary Benefits

  • Promotes vitality and energy
  • Helps improve the appearance of oily skin

Aromatic Description
Clean, fresh, woody, herbaceous

Collection Method
Steam Distillation

Plant Part

Main Constituents
α-pinene, carene, limonene

Alpha pinene, the  monoterpene which is the primary chemical constituent of cypress essential oil, has been studied extensively for its use as a bronchodilator.


essential oils of the bible

 Essential Oils of the Bible

Cypress leaves and branches were a source of healing oil from ancient Egypt, as well as throughout Biblical times. The word “cypress” is mentioned many times in the Old Testament. It is rich in monoterpenes and supports the immune and cardiovascular systems.

 Cypress — The Oil of Motion and Flow

Negative Emotions addressed: Controlling, fear, perfectionism, rigidity, stuck, tense

Positive Emotions promoted: Flexible, trust, flowing with life, adaptable, emotional growth

Oils that blend well with Cypress: Peppermint, Cilantro, Vetiver, Aromatouch massage blend, Thyme

Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Diffuse along with Lime essential oil for an invigorating scent
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Apply to your feet and legs prior to exercising for an energizing boost
  • Add one to two drops to your toner to help improve the appearance of oily skin
  • Apply two to three drops to chest before gardening to promote vitality and energy
  • Mix together Cypress and Grapefruit essential oil with Fractionated Coconut Oil for an invigorating massage.
Not for Internal Use!
Can be used topically with no dilution (neat).

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.