December 07, 2022

Juniper Berry 1:2 (Juniperus Communis)


Juniper is a diuretic herb used for recurrent cystitis


*low dose 1-3 mls per day, 10-20 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Urinary antiseptic
  • Mild diuretic
  • Carminative
  • Anti-inflammatory

Key Indications:

  • Cystitis, urethritis dysuria
  • Recurrent cystitis
  • Rheumatism, osteoarthritis

Major Safety Issues:

Contraindicated in pregnancy

The reputed contraindication in renal inflammation probably relates to effects from the unripe berries