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Blue Gold: The Rich Benefits of Blue Cypress Essential Oil

By Lori Jacobsen

The unique and fresh Blue Cypress Essential Oil is derived from the Australian Coastal Cypress Pine. The Aboriginal and Tiwi people have used cypress pine for its various medicinal properties for thousands of years. The indigenous people would grind the bark and berries to use as a face and body cleanser and a sun-protective moisturizer. A mixture of wood ash and water was used to support aches and pains, infusions for cuts and sores, and wraps to ease menses cramps. When burnt it repelled bugs and created a therapeutic vapor, much like it’s used in aromatherapy today.

This plant medicine was called “Blue Gold” because of its many valuable uses and the rare blue color. Blue Cypress Essential Oil is unique in that it is the only blue essential oil derived from wood, not flowers, like the other “blue” oils.  This color variation is due to the combination of the heartwood and bark being co-distilled together. This oil can be used in perfumery as a “fixative” and as a grounding note in essential oil blends and has a rich history in cosmetics for its great aroma and its luxurious skin-soothing properties.

Like most of the “blue” oils, Blue Cypress Essential Oil is a wonderful support for skin health including reddened, irritated or inflamed conditions. It has antibacterial properties and may assist in the healing of the skin and reduction in scarring.

*Not safe for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Properties

  • Antibacterial
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Analgesic

Benefits

First Aid
Having antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties makes Blue Cypress Essential Oil a great addition to a first aid kit. This oil can be used to help clean small cuts and skin irritations, assist in repair, and may help reduce scarring.

Skin-soothing
Blue Cypress Essential Oil has a rich history and has many uses as a skin softening, toning, clarifying, and moisturizing unguent. It may help and relieve symptoms of stress, acne, rosacea, small cuts and scars. It’s antioxidant properties can also protect skin and prevent fine lines and wrinkles.

Grounding
The grounding effect of Blue Cypress Essential Oil when used aromatically helps to relieve stress and anxiety. Daily application can be calming, anti-inflammatory and uplifting for body and mind.

Recipes

Scar Reduction

Blend the oils together and massage into scar and surrounding area.

Redness Relief Facial Toning Blend

Simply mix the essential oils and the argan oil, and apply to clean, dry skin in the morning and before bed.

Peaceful and Grounded Blend

All of these oils are known to help clear the mind and promote positive emotions. Use them in equal parts with your diffuser, or mix and match them as you like.

Blue Cypress Essential Oil “Blue Gold” is an oil with a rich history and abundant uses. Enjoy the richly restorative gift of Blue Cypress to ease irritations and help bring balance to body and mind.

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