JUNIPER BERRY (Juniperus communis): GRAS ~Has helped in detoxifying and cleaning, dermatitis, psoriasis (any kind of skin inflammation), skin ulcers, oily complexions, skin toner, acne, eczema, antiseptic, hair loss, hemorrhoids, obesity, liver, kidney, urinary infections, and bladder problems. It has been burned in many parts of the world to fight the spread of plagues, epidemics, and contagious disease. Benefits ulcers, respiratory problems, arthritis, bruises, infections, coughs, diuretic, and cellulite, obesity, regulating menstrual cycle, cramps and rheumatism. As a local stimulant, it makes a good oil to use in a massage.
Scripture: In Scripture 4 times. 1 Kings19:4 – 5, Job 30:4 and Psalm120:4. In Job, during famine, its root is referred to as food in the wilderness.
For want and famine they were solitary;
fleeing into the wilderness in former time desolate and waste.
Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots for their meat.
Job 30:3 – 4
Emotional Influence: Health, love and SHaLoM/peace. Clears negative frequencies from a room area and is good to use before prayer and meditating on Scripture. Used for anxiety, stress, nervous tension, clearing mental clutter and confusion, revives exhausted emotions, neutralizing negative emotions and imparting a feeling of emotional cleanliness and purity.
Descriptor: Stimulates liver, aids digestion, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, anticoagulant, alkalizing, tonic, calming.
Wild: Croatia, India