This plant called Cypress only grows in acidic , alkaline and loosened soil. They want the sun light to fall directly on them, and also places that the wind is out of direct reach.
Cypress is diuretic, antiseptic and also possess antispasmatic effects.
Having this in consideration, cypress can also be recommend as a mean to soothe coughs. It also is an excellent cure against all kinds of vein disturbances. It usually is the most common recommendation against hemorrhoids and varicose veins treatments.
Cones of cypress are containing: dimeric proanthocyanidins, (their role is to strengthen vein walls and thereby improve blood circulation), essential oil, diterpenic acids. In the various combination of treatments, very often, cypress is combined with the horse chestnut and witch hazel.
Cypress parts used for treatments
Cones – usually picked up while they are young and green, are used for making tea, powder for capsules, variety of tablets and different kinds of dissolving drinks. They can also be used for making gels as well as creams for external use only.
Recipe from Cypress for hemorrhoids and varicose veins treatments (various diseases of veins): In a tea cup of boiled water put one teaspoon of finely shredded cones, leave it for 20 minutes and then drink it. The recommended dosage is 3 to 5 cups of tea per day, just prior to or between meals.
If you are using drops, purchased or made on your own, put 30 to 50 drops in a small amount of water and drink it 2 to 3 times a day.
Recipes from Cypress for outdoor use gels and creams: Mix 2-5 drops of undiluted cypress juice in essential oil. Apply the prepared mixture by rubbing the affected area.
Important – Cypress should not be used by lactating and pregnant women.
Via : realplanetnews.com