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Cypriol (Nagarmotha) (Cyperus scariosus) Essential Oil

 

Botanical Name Cupressus sempervirens
Country of Origin India
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity 0.874 @ 72°F
Optical Rotation 23
Reflective Index 1.465 @ 72°F
Plant Part Needles and Twigs
Bland With Bergamot, Fennel, Lavender (All), Lemon Tea Tree, Lemon Myrtle and Geranium essential oil, Cedarwood, Pine, Orange, Sandalwood, Clary Sage, Marjoram, Juniper, Rose, Jasmine, and Cardamom.
CAS No 8013-86-3
Flash Point 35 °C
Extraction Method Steam Distilled

 

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Description

About Cypriol (Nagarmotha) Oil:

Indigenous to India, Nagarmotha essential oil is extracted from the roots of Cyperus scariosus or Cyperus rotundus plant. The Cypress is a perennial, conical-shaped tree, which is evergreen with solid green foliage, small flowers and round brown-grey cones that contain seed nuts inside.

History of Nagarmotha (Cyperus Oil)

There are different studies and views on where Nagarmotha wa first discovered or its characteristics were noticed first.

Some reports claim that, the Australian Tiwi people were among the first who discovered the characteristics of Blue Cypress bark resins thousands of years ago. Moreover they used it to protect their skin from the harsh desert climate as well as to treat digestion related health problems.

Besides, It is also said that this herb has been recorded in the ancient Chinese medicinal book around 500 A.D.

If believed to Indian stories about Nagarmotha essential oil, it used to be a part of the ancient art of Vashikarana. According to beliefs shared under Vashikarana technique the person who applies Nagarmotha oil on their forehead is likely to enjoy the privilege of a long-lasting string of thriving love affairs.

Color & Aroma

Color : Yellow liquid @22C with Woody Evergreen odor,

Aroma : Nagarmotha essential oil comprises woody, mild spicy and refreshing fragrance.

Key Constituents of Cyperus Essential Oil:

Cupressus macnabiana, Cupressaceae, essential oil composition, [alpha]-pinene, [delta]-3-carene, sabinene, [alpha]-cadinol, limonene, terpinen-4-ol, Camphene, Terpinolene, Cymene and Sabinol

Applications of Cypriol Essential Oil

Due to its rich therapeutic characteristics, This Cypriol essential Oil has been used widely to treat a number of health conditions such as hemorrhoids, menorrhagia, oily skin, rheumatism, and varicose veins.

The Nagarmotha (Cypriol) essential oil is also used in Aromatherapy and Ayurveda therapies for being a relaxing, nerve soothing essential oil.

Recent research performed indicates towards significance of Nagarmotha as an anti-inflammatory medicine.

Usage in Perfumery:

besides its comprehensive use in ayurveda & healthcare, Nagarmotha is used in the production of perfume, incense, homemade soaps and other bath treatments.

When used as a base, the Cyperus essential oil blends with a range of oils including Bergamot, Jasmine, Neroli, Patchouli, Sandalwood etc. and itself a bit of a chameleon, thus can mix well with lighter fragrances to create wonderful scents for women.