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Juniper Berries Can Do, What Drugs Can’t!

Written By Admin on Friday, July 15, 2016 | 10:05:00 AM

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.

Juniper berries tincture helps with poisoned stomach, bronchial catarrh, asthma, liver and bladder diseases, rheumatism. Add Juniper berries to a brandy and you will get a drink which will help you with your cold, flu, spasms… Smashed berries can be used to cure headaches (by applied on forehead). Smashed green berries can be used against skin diseases, ulcers, swelling, itching.Side effects:Juniper berries should not be used by people who suffer from kidney diseases or when pregnant. You should always follow the instruction when using these juniper berries because they may cause some kidney problems if the dosage is not adequate. The urine smells like violets when juniper berries are often eaten.
Juniper berries syrup against respiratory problems Ingredients:
  • 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.

How to use it:
Children should take 1 but adults 2 tablespoons of this syrup, 3 times per day, an hour before meals. This syrup can cure tuberculosis too.
Juniper berries-tea
  • 1 tablespoon of smashed juniper berries
  • 2 dl of water
To prepare juniper tea, it’s best to add one tea bag to a cup of boiling water and let it steep for several minutes. Since juniper berries are bitter, the flavor of this tea can be enhanced with a bit of natural sweetener, such as honey or agave nectar and a bit of lemon can be added as well if desired.
How to use it:
You should drink it 3 times a day before meals.
Juniper berries-tincture (for the same health problems as juniper tea.)
-Spirits (alcoholic drink)
-smashed juniper berries
Fill the berries in a glass that can be closed. Pour some spirit over the berries until the berries are covered. Close the glass. Leave the mixture for at least ten days. Pour the liquid through a sieve. Fill it in a dark bottle.
How to use it:
Adults can take 10-50 drops three times a day. Children should use the tincture internal.
External you can use the tincture on parts of the body that are hurting from rheumatism, gout or sciatica.
Juniper bush needles.
They are used for room disinfection, especially where there is an ill person. These needles, fresh or dried, can be used as a spice too.