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Juniper berries Juniperus communis
---Synonyms---Juniper Berries, Juniper bush, Juniper bark
Parts Used: Dried fruits
Volatile oil, containing mainly myrcene, sabinene and x-pinene, with 4-cineole, p-cymene, camphene, limonene, b-pinene, terpin-4--ol, y-terpinene, x-thujene.
Condensed tannins; ()-afzelechin, (-)-epiafzelechin, ()-catechin, (-)-epicatechin, ()-gallocatechin and ()-epigallocatechin
l,4-dimethyl-3-cyclohexen-l-yl, methyl ketone.
Diterpene acids; myreocommunic, communic, sandaracopimaric, isopimaric, torulosic acids and other diterpenes such as geijerone
Miscellaneous; sugars, resin, vitamin C.
carminative, anti-rheumatic, tonic, antiseptic, stomachic