Australian White Cypress
Callitris columellaris also knows as white Cypress pine, Northern Cypress pine and Murray River pine is a species of coniferous tree in the cypress family, found across the drier interiors of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
The tree can grow up to 20 metres, but most are about 12 m high, with a trunk of up to 50 cm in diameter.
The oil has a very earthy, woody aroma and is a mild yellow honey colour and is extracted via steam distillation from the leaf or twigs.
A spicy, woody essential oil, it is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves and twigs. It is a known anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal. The oil is a particularly excellent perfumery ingredient for masculine body care products. Australian White Cypress essential oil (wood oil), is a mild yellow honey coloured essential oil, naturally enough, it is calming, grounding. It is also good for tired joints.
Main components of the oil are Alpha-pinene, myrcene and limonene.
The oil is a particularly excellent perfumery ingredient for masculine body care products.
This essential oil can used as a base or fixative for perfumery It is a good blending oil for anchoring more elusive scents, and can be used in blends to add an "earthy" note.
It is commonly used in aromatherapy, vaporisers, bath oils and soaps, body products, a favourite in mens products, muscle rubs, cold and flu treatments amongst others.
This oil is available as a wood oil or a leaf oil.
Australian White Cypress - Callitris columellaris - Leaf Oil
Australian White Cypress - Callitris columellaris - Wood Oil