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Wednesday, 07 June 2017 20:55


JUNIPER BERRY (lat.Juniperus communis...croatian Borovica)

Juniper belong to the family of cypress.It is widespread throughout Europe, western and norther Asia and North Africa and North America.
Junipers vary in size and shape from tall trees, 20–40 m tall, to columnar or low spreading shrubs with long trailing branches.
The female seed cones are very distinctive, fruit-like coalescing scales which fuse together to form a "berry"-like structure,
4–27 mm long with 1–10 an winged, hard-shelled seeds.

Juniper was used since  Biblical time.
Greeks and Romans are used as a medicine like antidote for poisonous animal bites.
In Europe in medieval time juniper was one of the most important medicinal plants.
Juniper branches were burned and they ashes was used for healing. Mixed ashes  with wine like a diuretic  and mixed with water was cure for cough and plague.


 Juniper berries are a spice used in a wide variety of culinary dishes and best known for the primary flavoring in gin,beers, wines.
 For seasoning food as a spice dry berries are added to plate of fish, hams, sausages, various sauce,marinades,veal, rabbit, venison and other meat dishes.

Juniper primarily affects

 URINARY- At the place to which they can not penetrate not antibiotics penetrate juniper.
  In the urinary ways in which there are a variety of inflammatory foci caused by the bacterium E. coli juniper as a urinary antiseptic is a true cure, and the results are quick and safe.
  juniper is expressed in all diseases in which by bacteria, as nephritis, cystitis, pielitis, etc.
  The intestinal flora destroys putrefactive bacteria, and bacteria develops boiling resulting in detoxification of the intestine, or the whole organism.
BE CAREFUL -If you have kidney inflammation you can not use juniper because it can  cause bleeding and the appearance of protein in the urine.
                    Pregnant women and children should not even use the products of juniper.
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM -Juniper soothe the cough,colds, bronchitis and asthma.

DETOX- juniper cleans the blood of toxins and thus acts as a detox or blood purifier.

DIGESTION- stimulates appetite promotes and regulates improper digestion and promotes better work the stomach and intestines.Reduces the amount of gastric acid increased.
                  Juniper can  remove of gases from the intestines. It effectively removes gases through the downward passage and does not let additional gases form. Juniper oil is also very good for those who are suffering from chronic gas trouble.
BLOOD AND BLOOD VESSELS- removes harmful substance from the blood and helps with diabetes, excessive blood pressure, varicose veins, hemorrhoids and atherosclerosis.

BONES AND JOINTS- reduces pain and help with reduces pain and help with rheumatism, arthritis.
SKIN- disinfects the skins and helps with wound, irritated skin,eczema, rash and acne.

SYRUP -for the treatment of respiratory    
  500 g Juniper berry,
   3 l  water,
 Boil the juniper berry in water for 5-7min. After that mush it and once again boil , add water if is necessary.
 Boiled mass press through a sieve and when cool it, than add honey, so to form a syrup.
 Syrup charge in bottles with wide neck.
 Instructions: Children are taken three times per one teaspoon, one hour before meals, and the older two teaspoons, one hour before meals, three times a day.

 TEA - for all of the above mentioned diseases
 1 teaspoon of crushed juniper berries,
 2 ml of water
Preparation: Juniper berry pour boiling water, cover, let sit for 15 minutes and drain.
Instructions: Drink in all of these diseases, three times a day for one cup, before meals.

 2-3 hand crushed juniper berries,
 7.5 dl cognac or brandy
 Preparation: Berries apply in water for three weeks and every day shake flask. Strain.
Instructions: Take once or twice a week for 15-20 drops of the sugar cubes, or with water, tea or juice.
Tincture is good for massage.
Therapy with fresh juniper tree - for all of diseases first day chew one fruit juniper, 2nd day two, the third day three, day four fourth, fifth day five or so every single day longer until the 16th day when we take one less fruit , that is 14 on 17 day 13 and so on until one of the fruit.
Taking: Berries good chew, swallow saliva and spit seeds. What is better and longer chewing increases the effect.


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