Juniperus communis


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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.

Juniperus communis,

n See juniper.
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Joshi, "Antibacterial potential of leaf extracts of Juniperus communis L.
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Juniperus Communis Linn tree with green leaves during four seasons is one of the juniperus species in the northern hemisphere.
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The development of the gametophytes and fertilization in Juniperus communis and Juniperus virginiana.
Juniperus communis 'Compressa' forms a narrow column of bluish green needles with a silvery cast.
At Lundi Bahk (3330m), main tree species were Pinus wallichiana, Juniperus macropoda and Abies pindrow along with shrub species of Skimmia laureola, Berberis wallichii, and Juniperus communis.
Some golden conifers like Juniperus communis Aurea have a tendency to become two-tone, gold foliage on one side of the tree, green on the more shaded side.