A tree that may reach up to 25 feet high is of slender proportions, making it easily recognizable. It has a solid glass, long and narrow. The leaves are very small (you can barely see) and have a provision that resembles fish scales.
These trees are distributed both in Europe and in America they originate in the Middle East. They are located most often in places of meditation and spirituality. In certain areas they are related to situations as dark as death, while others relate to the life and health, as the forests of cypresses was restored to health for people suffering from respiratory problems.
Within the same tree we can find male and female flowers, the latter have a particular shape, rounded and covered with scales that are called Galbula. Flowering occurs in spring months, maturing in fall Galbula next year.
Contains a wealth of nature which sometimes accounts for up to 1% of its weight consists of alpha-pinene, camphene, cadinene and Cedrol. It is considered antirheumatic and stimulating. Catechists also has tannins that give it astringent properties venotonic, vasoconstrictor, spasmolytic and hemostatic and therefore is used to treat varicose veins and hemorrhoids as well as calming of spasmodic cough, asthma, metrorrhagia, sores and varicose ulcers, even though its use must carried out under medical supervision, for its high content of essential oil can cause several alterations.
In cypress leaves are flavonoids and the buds are essentially (although a lesser amount) may be up to 0.2%.
Suppositories. It can be prepared using as the active essential oil of cypress, with the right dose of 200 milligrams per unit, can be administered up to three units a day, making a good remedy for the treatment of hemorrhoids in adults. It also can be prepared using 400 milligrams of cypress in its extract form for each suppository, in which case is used to relieve varicose veins.
Fluid extract. It can take 40 drops in half a glass of water before each of the two main meals of the day, getting calm and spasmodic cough and asthma.
Essential oil. The presentation of capsules generally 20 milligrams and may take two a day before meals.
Pomade cypress. Prepared with a concentration of 2%. They are, rectal, by its action haemorrhoids.
PART USED: Galbula, leaves and shoots
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