Juniper

(BANM, rINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Baccae Juniperi; Boróka tobozbogyó; Enbär; Enebro; Genièvre; Iuniperi pseudo-fructus; Jalovcový plod; Juniper Berry; Juniper Fruit; Juniperi Fructus; Juniperi Galbulus; Juniperi Pseudo-fructus; Kadagiu vaisiai; Katajanmarja; Szyszkojagoda jałowca; Wacholderbeeren; Zimbro.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Juniper). The dried ripe cone berry of Juniperus communis. It contains not less than 1% v/w of essential oil, calculated with reference to the anhydrous drug. It has a strongly aromatic odour, especially if crushed. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Juniper is the source of juniper oil (below). It has carminative, diuretic, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is used in herbal medicine and as a flavour in gin.

Homoeopathy.

Juniper has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Juniperus communis; Juniperus communis sicc.; Juniperus communis e fructibus siccatis; Junip. c.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: Plod Jalovce†. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Water Pill c Potasio†; Austral.: Arthritic Pain Herbal Formula 1; Lifesystem Herbal Formula 1 Arthritic Aid†; Profluid†; Protemp†; Austria: Mariazeller; St Bonifatius-Tee; Braz.: Pilulas De Witt’s†; Canad.: Herbal Diuretic; Herbal Laxative plus Yogurt; Cz.: Abfuhr-Heilkrautertee†; Fr.: Depuratum; Mediflor Tisane Antirhumatismale No 2; Ger.: Amara-Tropfen; Gastrol S†; Junisana†; Presselin Stoffwechsel-Tee Hapeka 225 N†; Ital.: Broncosedina; Pol.: Cholesol; S.Afr.: Amara; Switz.: Heparfelien; Kernosan Heidelberger Poudre; Phytomed Nephro†; Tisane pour les reins et la vessie; UK: Backache; Watershed.
Published May 08, 2019.