Banishes all things injurious to good health; attracts good, healthy energies and love.
Juniper berries can be carried by males to increase potency.
Use a string of juniper berries to attract love. Burn for magickal protection.
Place a sprig of juniper near the door to a home or with valuables to help safeguard against theft (but keeping locking the doors, too!).
Use juniper oil in magickal workings to increase money and prosperity.
Also Called: Juniper Berries, Ginepro, Enebro, Wachholder
They are especially useful in the treatment of digestive disorders plus kidney and bladder problems.
The fully ripe fruits are strongly antiseptic, aromatic, carminative, diaphoretic, strongly diuretic, rubefacient, stomachic and tonic.
They are used in the treatment of cystitis, digestive problems, chronic arthritis, gout and rheumatic conditions.
They can be eaten raw or used in a tea, but some caution is advised since large doses can irritate the urinary passage.
Externally, it is applied as a diluted essential oil, having a slightly warming effect upon the skin and is thought to promote the removal of waste products from underlying tissues. It is, therefore, helpful when applied to arthritic joints etc.
The fruits should not be used internally by pregnant women since this can cause an abortion.
The fruits also increase menstrual bleeding so should not be used by women with heavy periods.
When made into an ointment, they are applied to exposed wounds and prevent irritation by flies.