A tall evergreen coniferous tree with strong horizontally spreading branches leaves simple. The cones are bluish in color, seeds winged.
The leaves of the plant are astringent and carminative. It is a good remedy for chronic cough. The leaf juice is a good blood purifier, antispasmodic and aromatic. It is used in the treatment of respiratory ailments like mild bronchospasms, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, coryza or comman cold.