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    Juniper Berries

    JUNIPER BERRIES

    (Juniperus Communis)

    Juniper berries are native from Europe and they have become naturalized in North America. The plant has been used for medicinal purposes both internally and externally. Juniper berries are also used as flavor for gin.

    Juniper berries have anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, diuretic, depurative, sudorific, anti-bacterial, anti-mucus, anti-fungal and stimulant properties.

    Being a powerful antiseptic, juniper berries are crushed and applied topically to slow-healing wounds.

    Juniper berries tea is used externally on joints as pain and soreness relief.

    The extracts from Juniper berries are used as oil in aromatherapy.

    Due to its astringent properties, juniper berries help treating toothaches and strengthening the gums.

    Juniper berries are known to be one of the best natural cures for treating flatulence and gas, due to their carminative properties.

    Juniper berries are also used for massage to get rid of unwanted aches and pains and skin infections.

    Other uses of juniper berries include: treating gout, rheumatism, arthritis, cancer, respiratory problems and gastrointestinal infections, curing indigestion and digestive disorders, such as belching, heartburn and bloating, expelling worms, preventing build-up of uric acid in the joints, as well as treating menstrual problems and diabetes.

    Apart from the various health benefits of Juniper berries, they effectively assist in losing weight as

    well.

    Juniper berries cleanse toxins from the blood, increase the frequency of urination and perspiration and assist in the proper functioning of various organs.

    The antiseptic properties of Juniper berries help in excreting urine, thereby keeping the urinary tract clean. This, in turn, treats and prevents urinary tract infections, bladder infections, urethritis and cystitis.

    Diabetics also find relief as this fruit has a natural form of insulin and can improve the function of the pancreas.