Juniperus communis

Natural History.
      Juniperis communis.
      Juniper.
      N.O. Gymnosperm of the Conifer. Tincture of fresh ripe berries.

Clinical.
      Dropsy.
      Dysmenorrhea.
      Hemorrhages.

Characteristics.
      Juniper has not been proved, but sufficient is known of its action to warrant its inclusion, and to show the analogy between its action and that of f.
      Sabina.
      Gin owes its distinctive properties to the oil of Juniper berries, and that is why this spirit is in such popular repute as a remedy for dysmenorrhea.
      It has a very powerful action on the kidneys, and has cured cases of renal dropsy.
      Hale also commends it in certain coughs with scanty, loaded urine.
      He says German doctors us tuniper much in gastric affections, abdominal flatulence and colic.

Relations.
      Compare: Junip. virg., Sabina, Terebe.