Juniper

Juniperus communis

Folk names: 

Warning: Dopplegangers + Kidney + Blood Sugar Levels + Pregnancy + Anticoagulants

Check your family and species! Not all juniper is created equal and some is poisonous. Make sure you know preceisely what you're getting when buying "Juniper".

If you are pregnant, in treatment for kidney, blood sugar, or coagulation irregularities - AVOID juniper.

Medicinal Uses

(This information has been collected from Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine as well as The Herbal Academy of New England, it has NOT been confirmed by Licensed Herbalist)

  • Antibacterial

  • Anti-catarrhal

  • Anti-fungal

  • Anti-inflammatory

  • Antimicrobial

  • Antineoplastic

  • Antinociceptive

  • Antioxidant

  • Anti-rheumatic

  • Antiseptic

  • Antiviral

  • Carminative

  • Digestive

  • Diuretic

  • Hypoglycemic

  • Hypolipidemic

  • Stomachic

WARNING: Talk to your Doctor/Medical Professional before adding any 

Supplements, herbal teas, Infusions, etc. ​

Part of the reason that we list Medical Jargin is because many plants can interfere with or even counteract medications we already take or it can exacerbate 

ailments we already have. 

When talking to your Medical Professional, we suggest asking what "actions" an herb might do to interfere with your health, either positive of negative. For example, if you suffer from heartburn, a Cholagogue which creates more bile may not be advantagous. Too much of a good thing, eh?

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Du song

​Ayurvedic: Hapusa

Planet:
Element: 
Gender: Masculine

Astrological Sign:

Chakra: Crown

Taste:

  • Bitter

  • Pungent

  • Sweet

Energy:

  • Dry

  • Warm

Parts Used: Bark, Berry, Leaf

Uses

  • Food

  • Infusion

  • Tincture

​Magical Uses

  • Attraction

  • Cleansing

  • Energy

  • Fertility

  • Health

  • Home Blessing

  • Love

  • Luck

  • Peace

  • Prosperity

  • Protection

  • Psychic Abilities

  • Purification

  • Spiritual Awakening

  • Truth

Sources