If essential oils were personality types, Lemon would be the sassy best friend, Stress Away™ the unruffled therapist, and Thieves® the herbalist down the street armed with cough drops and cleaning aids. Once you take a breath of Blue Cypress, it won’t take long to figure out its role in your EO collection. Blue Cypress essential oil, with it’s sweet, fruity, and outdoorsy aroma, would be the ever-ready neighbor with a hammer and wood when your fence breaks and a carton of eggs when you have a baking crisis.

Here are some other reasons that Blue Cypress should be the next oil you add to your collection.

1. Chipper evergreen

The blue cypress tree—Callitris intratropica—has a fresh scent similar to other evergreens you love but with a touch of lemony sweetness. Fresh fact about the blue cypress tree and maybe why it has such a crisp scent: the trees can live as long as 200 years!

2. Australian darling

Always wanted a neighbor from the land down under? Well, now’s your chance! One of Young Living’s Australian oils, our trusty Blue Cypress comes from the Outback Botanical Reserve and Distillery in Darwin, Australia. It’s also featured in Australian Blue and Australian Kuranya essential oil blends.

3. Top-notch collaborator

This oil, as the dutiful neighbor, collaborates well with many of our Young Living faves and makes an appearance in some of our popular essential oil blends, including: