A spicy, woody essential oil, it is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves or twigs. It is a known anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. The oil is a particularly excellent aromatic 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 and grounding. It is also good for tired joints. This oil is incredibly soothing and grounding and has significant calming and anti-anxiety properties. It can be used in skin care formulations and perfumes, where it has been uses as a fixative in perfumery.
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 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.