Juniperus communis

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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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While Juniperus communis and Juniperus sabina are obviously different, their differences are slight, and like many juniper species, they can look quite similar.
Homogyne alpina Crassulaceae 0.14 [+ or -] 0.06 Sedum rizoides Sempervivum montanum Cupressaceae 3.37 [+ or -] 1.25 Juniperus communis Ericaceae 5.30 [+ or -] 1.03 Arcostaphylos uva-ursi Calluna vulgaris Loiseleuria procumbens Rhododendron ferrugineum Vaccinium myrtillus Vaccinium uliginosum Vaccinium vitis-idaea Vaccinium sp.
Savik, "Juniperus communis Linn oil decreases oxidative stress and increases antioxidant enzymes in the heart of rats administered a diet rich in cholesterol," Toxicology and Industrial Health, 2013.
ex Ach.) Lettau--3: ramas de Juniperus communis, ramas de Rhamnus alpinus, ramas de Buxus sempervirens (930038, 930041, 930042, 930046, 930048, 930049, 930050, 930051, 930052).
Significant negative correlations were determined between BMD measurements and LDL-C levels in all groups connected with dose of Juniperus Communis oil.
apophyte wetlands Jovibarba sobolifera (Sims) Opiz hemeradiophore sandy land Juniperus communis L.
Other conifers like common juniper (Juniperus communis) vary in utilization among habitats (Hornberg 2001, Mansson et al.
Coeden sydd wedi'i defnyddio at ddwer poeth ydi'r ferywen (Juniperus communis; juniper), a nifer o wahanol bethau eraill.
Great choices: Juniperus squamata Blue Coat, Juniperus conferata, Juniperus communis Compressa.
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