Juniper berries are part of Evergreen Family. With a spicy taste with a suggestion of faint pine, they are commonly used as the main flavouring in Gin.
Blended into teas, sprinkled on food or added to drinks and smoothies.
The berries are commonly used as a Diuretic, anti-microbial, carminative, anti-rheumatic, tonic, antiseptic, stomachic, and for flatulence.
Known as the strongest remedy to cleanse the kidneys. People who get tired and heavy with a tendency to retain fluid or get dull pain in their lower backs seem to particularly benefit from the healing effects of Juniper (1)
The active constituents of Juniper Berries are: pinene, limonene, tannins, and antioxidant flavonoids
Note: Not to be used during pregnancy. Not for use exceeding four to six weeks in succession; contraindicated in inflammatory kidney disease.
1 oz = 2 heaping tablespoons. Sold by the 1 ounce package.
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