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ju·ni·per

(jū'ni-pĕr),
The dried ripe fruit of Juniperus communis (family Pinaceae).
[L. the juniper tree]

juniper

Herbal medicine
An evergreen shrub, the berries of which contain flavonoids, gallotannin, vitamin C and volatile oils (including camphene, juniperin, limonene, myrcene, pinene, sabinene, terpinene and thujone). Juniper is antiseptic, antitussive, carminative, diuretic and expectorant, and has been used to treat urinary tract infections, neuralgia, rheumatic complaints, gout and sciatica.
 
Toxic effects
Juniper should not be used internally in pregnancy or in those with kidney disease.
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From the earliest chancellery documents the term mozhzhevel 'nik never wavers in referring to juniper, but before the names moshcheelovi or mosheel 'nik could be equated with Juniperus, they had to be chosen from the multitude of common names that existed for this specific plant across the Slavic world.
evergreen oak scrub###Nagar, Skardu###nummularia, Daphne oleoides, Juniperus spp.
The relative frequency revealed that Juniperus procera was the most frequent species with frequency of 94.12 followed by Olea europaea, Maytenus arbutifolia, Osyris Quadripartite, Acacia abyssinica, Dodonaea viscosa, Allophylus abyssinicus, Calpurnia aurea, Rhus glutinosa, and Clutia abyssinica.
sabina fruit, which belongs to lignin, is distributed in various plants including Podophyllum [13], Dysosma [14], Diphylleia [15], and Juniperus [16].
Light responses of Carex planostachys from various microsites in Juniperus community.
Desta forma, objetivou-se avaliar o efeito de diferentes concentracoes da auxina sintetica acido indolbutirico (AIB) na promocao do enraizamento de estacas caulinares de Juniperus chinensis L.
Western juniper foliage (Juniperus occidentalis) was collected from the Deschutes National Forest approximately 2 km from Sisters, Oregon.
The extracted oil of Rosmarinus officinalis resulted in a mortality above 50 % of the aphid that was (52.75) after 48 hr of treatment but it had no significant differences with Pinus sylvestris (39.25) and Juniperus phoenicea (38.00).