Juniper berry extract is well recognized for their strong flavour that makes it used in aromatherapy and perfumery industry. The essential oil distilled out of berries can also be used to flavor gin.
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The primary chemical constituents include essential oil (cineole, camphene, myrcene, terpinene, pinene), sesquiterpenes (elemene, cadinene), flavonoids, tannins, podophyllotoxin, glycosides and vitamin C.
Juniper berries are used to provide flavour to meat dishes, in treating infections, especially within urinary tract, bladder, kidneys & prostate. Its antiseptic properties also help in removing waste & acidic toxins from body, thus stimulating fighting action against bacterial & yeast infections.