Juniper is used for acne, amenorrhoea, arthritis, cellulitis, coughs, cystitis, dermatitis, epidemics, eczema, gout, hemorrhoids, lassitude, loss of appetite, nervous disorders, psoriasis, retention of urine, rheumatism, ulcers (external), urinary stones, urinary tract infections and veterinary uses. Juniper is used for people who have problems letting go of the I and embracing the ‘we’. This means that they have to join with others or communicate with others which they find hard. Juniper helps them to embrace others with love.
Contra-indications: pregnancy, serious kidney complaints, diabetes and over-active thyroid. Juniper oil is obtained by distillation of the berries.