Scientific name: Cupressus sempervirens

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Arabic names:    شجر السرو (shajaru as-saru)

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Family: Fabaceae

Approximate number of species known:

Common parts used: cones, nuts


Annual/Perennial: Perennial

Height: 35 m

Actions: Astringent, styptic

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Traditional Use:

Both the cones and the nuts of this tree have been used as an astringent to stop bleeding and diarrhea.1  Its been used as a douche for excess menstruation.

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