Juniper Berries are, of course, used to make gin. But they’re also a natural antiseptic, once found to be effective against the plague, cholera and typhoid fever. They’re a powerful purifier, helping to eliminate toxins from the body especially when one has overloaded on alcohol and rich foods. The effect on the mind is energizing, strengthening and supportive.
Common Uses: Juniper Berries are high in antioxidants. A natural antiseptic is known to support restful sleep and heart function, Juniper Berries also help with eliminating waste, purifying the body and mind. They are a tonic for oily and congested skins and are useful in regulating digestive health and liver function. Use a drop with witch hazel and distilled water as a toner for the skin. Add 5 drops to a diffuser and run it to purify the air around you, or for a good night’s rest.