Cypress oil is steam-distilled from the leaves (needles) and twigs of the Cypress tree that originates in the eastern Mediterranean countries. Cypress is used for treating varicose veins, haemorrhoids and broken capillaries. SOiL essential oils and carrier oils are living products that are vulnerable to heat, moisture, air and light. It is best to store them in a cool, dark place with the lids well sealed. If your fridge is the only cool place around, allow the oils to reach a cool room temperature before use (around 20 degrees C).