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Cypress Medicinal Uses

The handsome Cypress tree is a Gymnosperm or evergreen which belongs to the plant family Cupressaceae. The tea of the leaves is good for pulmonary diseases like tuberculosis; also used for bleeding piles, bloody diarrhea, and pyorrhea.

                

(Cupressues sempervirens) The handsome Cypress tree is a Gymnosperm or evergreen which belongs to the plant family Cupressaceae. It is normally planted as an ornamental tree. Cypress is more popular in the colder regions of the world. In the gardens, it is first planted in flowering pots and later transplanted to other areas. Cypress serves as a good fence when planted in the edges of gardens.

Parts Used: The leaves and the fruits

                 

Dose: 20 grams for 1 liter of water. Use 4 to 5 cups a day.

Medicinal Use

  • Dysentery, gonorrhea and hernia
  • Fever, wounds and cuts
  • Pulmonary diseases like tuberculosis
  • Bleeding piles, bloody diarrhea, and pyorrhea
  • Whooping cough

How to Use

  • The fruit, in decoction, is recommended for dysentery, gonorrhea, and hernia.
  • The above decoction is also good for fever, wounds and fresh cuts.
  • The tea of the leaves is good for pulmonary diseases like tuberculosis; also used for bleeding piles, bloody diarrhea, and pyorrhea.
  • The extracted oil is used for whooping cough.

Active Principles: Essential volatile oil and tannins

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  1. I learned something new, thank you verymuch for teaching me.

  2. We had this tree as an ornament to our garden. Now I’ve learned it has health benefits too. Thanks Mang Kepweng.

  3. another good post with helpful info.

  4. Excellent post as always, gift. Thanks for the information.

  5. The picture shows an Italian cypress tree. Is it safe to try this with the cypress trees that grow naturally in our woods in the Texas Hill Country?

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