JUNIPER BERRY TINCTURE (Juniperus communis)
A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which give it a berry-like appearance.
Juniper Berry is full of health-promoting nutrients that prevent a variety of diseases and help to maintain optimal health. One of the greatest herbal benefits is its ability to relieve digestive problems, such as flatulence, colic, bloating, belching, heartburn and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Juniper Berry is also called the "Natural Insulin" as it contains high levels of insulin. This may be a helpful herbal remedy for pancreatic function in diabetics.
Juniper berries are also used as an herbal medicine because of its therapeutic benefits for arthritis, cancer, and kidney disorders.
It is used as a home remedy for treating and preventing edema, water retention, kidney and bladder infections. It is used by many to lose weight and since it even cleanses toxins from the body, it is said to be a good overall purifier.
Externally it has been used effectively in topical applications for acne, psoriasis, rashes, blocked pores, dermatitis, eczema, dandruff and athlete's foot.
Instructions: Use 20-30 drops in juice or water, under the tongue or as desired. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake well. Store in cool dark place. Keep out of reach of children.
Contraindications: Juniper berry can be toxic when taken in large amounts. It should not be used by pregnant or nursing mothers, as it causes contractions.
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