Juniper Berries Illustration

Juniper Berries (Juniperus communis)

The juniper tree is an evergreen shrub that grows in many parts of the world, including North America, Europe, and Asia. Its small berries have been used for culinary and medicinal purposes since ancient times, and current research suggests that they may offer various health benefits.

Their aroma is often described as woody or spicy and have a tart, pine-like flavour. They are also commonly used in small amounts as a spice or flavouring agent.

The popularity of this berry is largely due to its health effects, derived from its impressive nutrient profile including its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, diuretic, and antioxidant properties. 

Part used:



Pungent, aromatic, bitter, sweet, warming, drying


Antiseptic, antirheumatic, carminative, antifungal


Rheumatism, arthritis, joint and muscle pain, bronchitis, oedema


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Juniper berries are used in our Buchu Tea.