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Botanical Name: Juniperus communis

Common Names: Common Juniper,Juniper Bush


Juniper Berries, scientifically called Juniperus communis, come from the Juniper shrub are widely found throughout the Northern Hemisphere. The herbal uses of the Juniperus communis, or Juniper Berry, date back to early times. Findings show that Greek and Arabian physicians used Juniper Berry Powder to treat ailments. Later in history, people kept a few berries in their mouths during the Bubonic Plague because of its production of antiseptic aura which was believed to prevent infection.

Whole juniper berries were used in tea as a way to disinfect surgeon’s tools. The American Indians of the plains also used the Juniperus communis berries as a food and medicinal herb. Throughout history, Juniperus communis have been used by numerous different cultures to treat ailments and conditions such as the gout, warts and skin growths, upset stomach, malignant diseases and various urinary tract and kidney diseases.

The antiseptic properties of juniper berries powder or Juniperus communis, may aid in removing waste and acidic toxins from the body, and stimulate a fighting action against bacterial and yeast infections. Juniper berries may also assist in increasing the flow of digestive fluids, improving digestion and easing gas and stomach cramping.

Considered by some to be a useful diuretic, Juniper Berries, have been used to remove excess water retention, which can help with water weight loss. Additionally, the berries are believed by some herbalists to be beneficial for reducing congestion and relieving asthma and colds.


Magic/Occult: Juniper is ruled by Sun and Fire, which makes it an outstanding herb for magic involving protection and hex-breaking. It is one of the earliest incenses used by Mediterranean witches for protection of all types. It can also be added to love mixtures to increase lust in a relationship or for men looking to improve their potency. Also a wonderful herb to add for spells cast for someone recovering from illness or surgery as it will help boost their constitution. To increase virility in men, enhance sensuality in women, and to attract physical love


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