Juniper Berries, whole – 1 ounce


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Juniper Berries, Whole
Juniperus communis; 1-ounce bag
sourced from Frontier Herb Cooperative

The female seed growing on junipers, it s a cone, not a berry, with unusually fleshy and merged scales giving a berry appearance. They are highly prized in culinary dishes such as meats, especially wild birds, and game-like boar and venison; also commonly added to pork, cabbage, and sauerkraut dishes. It is also used to flavor gin, beer, and other liquors. It is also used to make Julmust, a Swedish soft drink sold during Xmas. While considered safe in the U.S. there are some controversial studies stating some adverse side effects, and not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, diabetes, or bleeding disorders or. after surgery. In folk medicine, the berries were used as female birth control.   It is also used for perfumes, body massage oils, aromatherapy, and diffusion. The Greeks believed the berries increased physical stamina in athletes.


Additional information

Weight 1.1 oz
Dimensions 2 × 2 × 1 in


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