Common Geniper

Latin name: Juniperus communis

Botanical family: Cupressaceae

Origin: Balkans

Distilled part: Berries

Aromatic molecules: α-pinene, sabinene, terpinene, myrcene

Widespread in the northern hemisphere, the Common Juniper is widely used in Europe. Blue-black when ripe, the berries are appreciated as a condiment in sauerkraut and sausage. They are also widely used in the liquor, in particular for the production of gin.

Properties:

  •   Diuretic
  •   water regulator
  •   Antirheumatic
  •   kidney cleansing
  •   analgesic
  •   brain tonic
  •   Anti-fatigue

Application areas :

  •   immune benefits: Fatigue, viral or bacterial infection (chicken pox, scarlet fever, measles, whooping cough, etc.), stimulating the immune system,
  •   skin benefits: Acne, dermatitis and various dermatoses (skin inflammation), skin infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, etc.), oily skin, dull and mature skin, feet (tired, bruised, etc.)
  •   digestive benefits: poisoning, digestive disorders,
  •   urogenital benefits: Nephrolithiasis, urinary infections,
  •   ENT and respiratory benefits: Sinusitis,
  •   muscle and joint benefits: Body aches, arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatism,
  •   Benefits on the psycho-emotional: Anxiety and anxiety, psychic shock (Mourning ...), latent depression, physical and mental fatigue, moods (cyclothymia), nervousness and inner restlessness, stress

See also