Juniper Berry – juniperus communis.
The berries function as a diuretic and antiseptic, and as such are often used for fluid retention and urinary tract infections (e.g. cystitis). Another major use of juniper berry is as a mild remedy in rheumatism, due to an anti-inflammatory activity.
primary active(s): volatile oils, tannins
contraindications: Not recommended during pregnancy.
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