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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Mi faswn i'n falch o gael gwybod ble mae naill ai Juniperus communis neu Juniperus sabina yn tyfu er mwyn i mi fedru mynd yno i dynnu ei llun.
CREATE THE LOOK: The yellow tones of Narcissus tricolet, Tulip sundance, Juniperus communis Depressa Aurea, Euphorbia myrsinites and wallflowers signal spring.
Rhamnus frangula, Populus tremula, Juniperus communis, and Sorbus aucuparia.
Juniperus communis `DepressaAurea'-This makes a wide- spreading prickly bush, golden in summer,as long as it is in full sun, and bronze in winter.