Other Names: Cypress, Cupressus, Cypress, Cypres
Botanical Information: From the Cypress family; It is a tree that generally does not shed leaves during the winter months. There are many varieties. Common cypress (Cupressus sempervirens); It is a column-shaped cypress species that can grow up to 20-30 meters tall. Their shells are thin and smooth, with long cracks. Its leaves are dark green in color. It has a dark colored cone, about 3 centimeters in diameter, at the tip of its shoots. Cones are used in medicine.
Places where it is grown: Cypress, which is native to Turkey, grows in the Mediterranean, Aegean and Marmara regions of Turkey.
Collection and Storage: Leaves can be collected in almost any month of the year, but it is better if collected in April-May. The cones are collected before they are fully ripe, that is, when they are green, and made into tea or tincture.
Known Composition: In the composition of the essential oil (Oleum Cupressi semoervinentis) obtained from its branches and leaves; It has tannin and cypress camphor.
Benefits of Cone:
It gives strength to the stomach, liver, spleen and intestines.
When feet are soaked in its water, it relaxes and eliminates foot odor.
It heals gingivitis. (Gargle with water)
If the fresh juice is applied to the eyelashes without touching the eyes, it strengthens them.
How to Use: The amount to drink is 4-5 gr.