Juniper Herbal Remedies
Juniper berries contain diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties which make this herb useful for chronic cystitis, nephritis, arthritis, rheumatism, gout, and for flatulent colic. The herb has been used traditionally to treat gastritis, flatulence, rheumatism, cystitis, and intestinal worms, as well as a diuretic and in steam inhalations for bronchitis. Juniper has a taste of PUNGENT, AROMATIC and a temperature of WARM.
Juniper Proper Dose
|Juniper Tincture||10-40 drops 2-3 x daily|
Juniper Reference Information
|Latin Name||Juniperus communis|
|Other Names||Common juniper berries|
|Herb Forms||Capsule, tincture, essential oil, bulk herb.|
|Affects||Digestive system, Urinary system|
|Cautions||Contraindicated in kidney disorders and during pregnancy. Do not use longer that four to six weeks in succession.|
|Botanical Info||A small to medium-sized evergreen tree with whorls of sharp needles on the branches, shredding bark, and aromatic purple to green berry-like cones.|
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