Origin: A tall conical shaped tree common to the Mediterranean region.
Description: Woody, slightly spicy yet clear and refreshing.
History: Traditionally the tree of graveyards, good wind breakers. 'Life of the Dead'. the wood has an amazing amount of chemicals making the wood practically incorruptible - used for coffins. the Greeks used it with Myrrh in wine because of its powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
Properties and Indications:
One of the most powerful vasoconstrictors, wonderful astringent
Strong anti-spasmodic - for tickley coughs
For people who hold a lot of water retention with poor circulation
Varicose veins, hemorrhoids - will not cure but is a good support and could prevent operating to remove
Menopause problems - womb tissue degeneration, not flushes
Ulcers and sores
Grounding holiday feeling
Calming and soothing
Do not use for kidney disorders
Avoid if taking testosterone (after mastectomy or hysterectomy)