Application: possess diuretic, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. This is a diuretic agent of plant origin. In the complex therapy of edematous syndrome (with heart failure, insufficiency of kidney and / or liver function), cystitis. The infusion and decoction of juniper cones are taken for respiratory diseases to thin the sputum and facilitate expectoration. Juniper has been famous for its medicinal properties since ancient times. This plant treats many skin diseases, tuberculosis, asthma. Juniper has a calming effect on the nervous system, relieves stress. The broth is added to the baths for gout and rheumatism or is used for compresses on painful joints. However, for external use, a more effective essential oil obtained from pine cones or green juniper shoots. It is rubbed with rheumatism, and poorly healing ulcers and wounds are also treated.
Method of preparation: Pour 1 filter bag with 1 cup (200 ml) boiling water and leave for 15 minutes, take 1/3 cup 3 times a day. The duration of the course of treatment is determined by the doctor, taking into account the nature, severity and characteristics of the course of the disease, the stability of the achieved therapeutic effect and tolerability of the drug.
Contraindications: pregnancy, increased blood coagulation, sensitivity to biologically active substances contained in the drug. It is forbidden to use juniper and preparations based on it and people with chronic diseases of the kidneys and gastrointestinal tract. If you consume juniper uncontrollably for a long time, this can lead to the development of bleeding or irritation of the renal parenchyma. Therefore, taking berries is advised no more than 2 months.