In folk medicine, juniper berries are an ingredient used in many healthy recipes (Juniperus communis). These berries have a wide variety of medicinal benefits.Juniper berries boost metabolism.
It helps with the urinary, respiratory, digestive problems. In cases where drugs can’t help, juniper berries can, for example, when E. coli is present in the urinary tract, juniper berries with its antiseptic properties, destroy the bacteria and the results are fast and satisfying. In cases where there are kidney problems, these berries shouldn’t be eaten because they may cause blood in urine. Juniper berries have antibacterial properties and that is why they can cure diseases which are caused by bacteria such as nephritis, cystitis, pyelitis. They destroy bad bacteria in intestine and develop good bacteria which help in detoxification both, of intestine and the whole body. The organism becomes more resistant to many diseases.
It increases urine output
Juniper berries are also used as a tea ingredient, to increase urine volume. They are diuretics and are useful when attempting to combat excess water retention in the body, which is often caused by eating too much sodium or from inflammation and injury. Chewing these berries helps in elimination of acids in urine, bad breath, rheumatism, bladder infection. The essential oils help in eczema, psoriasis, stomach and intestine diseases.
- 500gr of juniper berries
- 3l of waterHoney
First, boil the berries and then smash them and boil them again. Strain , and when it cools down, add honey so that it becomes a syrup. Pour it into glass bottles.