Juniper Berry

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :
Juniperus Communis

MEDICINAL VALUE :
The fruits and volatile oil possesses carminative, stimulant and diuretic properties.

NUTRIENT VALUE :
Flavanoids including glycosides, vitamin C

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :
The fruits are used as food and as food flavourant too. In Europe, it is employed in preparation of alcoholic beverages.

GLOSSARY :
English : Juniper Berry
Malayalam : Junipayam
Hindi : Aaraar

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