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Cypress Essential Oil - Cupressus Sempervivens

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Steam distilled organic Cupressus sempervirens £4.99 / 10ml

Cupressus sempervirens, the Mediterranean cypress is a species of cypress native to the eastern Mediterranean region.

Cupressus sempervirens, was the first choice for Iranian gardens. In all of the famous Persian gardens this tree plays a central role in their design. The oldest living cypress is the Sarv-e-Abarkooh in Iran's Yazd province. Its age is estimated to be approximately 4,000 years.

known for its very durable, scented wood, used most famously for the doors of st Peters Basilica in the Vatican City Rome. Cypress used to be used in distilleries as staves to hold mash ferments to make alcohol before the invention of stainless steel.