JUNIPERUS COMMINUS L

Juniper, Juniper Tree

Familya: Cupressaceae

Medical Use: Infection (urinariy system), gastrointestinal (stomach, gas), acne

Parts: Dry grinded fruits, young shoots

Side effects:
  • Dont use longer than 4 weeks.
  • Using for long time or in high dose can cause serious problems by kidneys and urinary system.
  • Dont use if you have any kidney disorder.
  • Only use under complete doctor control if you have diabetes (and variety) or low level of potassium.
Drug interaction:
  • Diuretic and diabetic drugs. Causes loss of water.
Warnings:
  • Drink more water when using, specially with tincture and other extract.
  • Dont use longer than 4 weeks

How to Use:

Internaly: 

gastrointestinal (stomach, gas):

Tea(infusion): 2-3g fine grinded dry fruit, add 150ml boiled water, brew for 15-20min, than filter. Drink 2-3 times daily fresh brewd.

Tinctur(1:5, %45 etanol): 3 times a day, 1-2 ml every dose.

Infection (urinariy system):

Grind fruit fine. Start with swilling down five fruits, increase amount every day by one till 15. Than decrease same way till 5 (21days).

Externaly: 

Acne:

Shiver 25g young shoots of tree. Boil 15min. Swab skinn twice a day with it.

The first record of using it is dated to 1550bc. Also an ancient Egypten text speaks of it as teniafuge medicine and a seramonial incense. Refered to Kreober, the name juniperus comes from latin ‘junior: young’ and ‘pario:giving birth/blue?’, because young fruits keeps growing when old ones still on tree.

Its used for long years to produce Gin and other alcoholic drinks.

Might be used by a couple of Native American communitys as a nutrition resource.

Belived in some communitys to be a talisman against bad force.

Content: α-cadinol, α-pinene, β-myrcene, α-humulene, epi-α-bisabolol, germacrene D , spathulenol and germacrene B

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First get an examination by a doctor for diagnosis and better consult a doctor for treatment!

Check the herbs and plants below for side effects and interactions with other drugs you use and other disorders you might have!

Don’t maintain any herbal treatment longer than two weeks unless otherwise specified. If any side effecet or any worsening seen, stop using it and consult a doctor!

Rheumatism

Tea: 3g fine grinded mixture, add 150ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter. 1 cup at night.

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Tea: 3g fine grinded mixture, add 150ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter. Max 2 times a day.

First get an examination by a doctor for diagnosis and better consult a doctor for treatment!

Check the herbs and plants below for side effects and interactions with other drugs you use and other disorders you might have!

Don’t maintain any herbal treatment longer than two weeks unless otherwise specified. If any side effecet or any worsening seen, stop using it and consult a doctor!

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Aloe Vera 50g

Tea: 2g dry nettel, add 150ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter, let it cool a litle, mix a turkish tea spoon (2.5ml)  aloe vera juice in it. Drink fresh two times a day, a week long. Can be sweeten with little honey.