Juniper Berry Powder – 50g

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Juniper Berry Powder – Juniperus communis – 50g

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Description

Juniper Berry Powder

Latin Name: Juniperus communis
Plant Family: Cupressaceae
Other Names: Common Juniper, Gin Berry, Horse Savin, Gin Plant, Bayas de Enebro, Genévrier, Ginepro, Wachholder, Jagody Jałowca, Junípero, Seiyō-Suzu & Jeneverbes.

History: 

The best known use for Juniper Berries is in the flavouring of gin, gin was originally a medicine in the 16th century? Although the herb had been used to flavour medicines and liqueurs since the 11th century, when juniper was used as a means of trying to avoid the black death. Gin as a medicine is said to have been originally invented by a Dutch chemist who used juniper to flavour his medicine for their diuretic, stomachic, and carminative properties.

Properties:

High in nutrients, a good source of vitamin C
Flavonoid Antioxidants
Monoterpenes – which provide anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties
Antibacterial
Antifungal
Diuretic
Stomachic
Carminative

Uses:

Have an astringent, pine-like taste good for seasoning rich gamey dishes containing venison, duck, and pheasant
Useful in relieving stomach problems such as indigestion and flatulence.
Ground into a powder they have been used for purification and cleansing for centuries.
Best known as the flavouring for Gin.
Can also be used to make sweet syrups

Our Juniper Berries are:

100% Botanical, naturally sourced product – Not heat treated and Free from GMO’s
Product must be infused in boiling water before consumption.
A certificate of analysis is available for this product if required

Cautions: 

Should be avoided in pregnancy, as juniper berries are considered uterine stimulants and may cause miscarriage in high doses
Not considered suitable for children
May also interact with certain medications, such as diuretics and psychiatric drugs.
Consult a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or on any medications.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Allergens: 

Nuts, gluten, celery, milk/dairy and mustard are handled on the site where this product is processed. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the product supplied.

Additional information

Weight 0.080 kg
weight

50g

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