Botanical Name: Cupressus sempervirens L
Plant Part: Leaves and needles
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Callitris intratropica oil is produced in Spain and it’s essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of needles and leaves of the tree. It is a small evergreen tree, 4–12 m in hight, with a trunk up to 50 cm diameter. The leaves are scale-like, 2–6 mm long and 0.5 mm broad, intersect each other to form an X, are in whorls of three on very slender shoots 0.7–1 mm diameter. The cones are globose, 1–2 cm diameter, with six triangular scales, which open at maturity to release the seeds.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.