JUNIPER – JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS

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Part Used: 


Young Shoots

NOTE: These indications are only for use with embryonic plant stem cell tissues. Adult plants do not have the same constituents, actions or applications in most cases.

Juniperus communis is a cone-bearing, low spreading shrub that reaches 29 to 30 feet in height. Its prickly, scale-like leaves are bright green on the undersurface and glaucous-white on the upper. They appear in whorls of three, jointed at the base, and are about an inch long. Small yellow flowers blossom on male trees and blue on the female plants. The fruits are small green berries borne by the female bush which take up to three years to ripen, changing from green to silvery-purple. As a food source, the tree is used for coffee, condiments, fruit, tea, and food flavoring. It is an essential ingredient of gin. Other uses include fiber, fuel, ground cover, incense, anti-dandruff shampoo, repellent, resin, strewing, and tinder.

Bach flower applications: For guilt, unworthiness, discontentment, abusive experiences, empathy, and defensive behavior. These applications also apply to Plant Stem Cell Therapy.


Editing Juniper – Juniperus Communis (section):


1. Planta Med. 2009 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Screening of Five Essential Oils for Identification of Potential Inhibitors of IL-1-induced Nf-kappaB Activation and NO Production in Human Chondrocytes: Characterization of the Inhibitory Activity of alpha-PineneNeves A, Rosa S, Gonçalves J, Rufino A, Judas F, Salgueiro L, Lopes MC, Cavaleiro C, Mendes AF

2. J Agric Food Chem. 2009 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Effect of Latitude and Altitude on the Terpenoid and Soluble Phenolic Composition of Juniper (Juniperus communis) Needles and Evaluation of Their Antibacterial Activity in the Boreal ZoneMartz F, Peltola R, Fontanay S, Duval RE, Julkunen-Tiitto R, Stark S

3. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 Sep 13. [Epub ahead of print] Antimycobacterial terpenoids from Juniperus communis L. (Cuppressaceae)Gordien AY, Gray AI, Franzblau SG, Seidel V

4. J Agric Food Chem. 2009 Aug 12;57(15):6570-7

Comparative analysis of flavonoid profile, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of the berries of Juniperus communis L. var. communis and Juniperus communis L. var. saxatilis Pall. from TurkeyMiceli N, Trovato A, Dugo P, Cacciola F, Donato P, Marino A, Bellinghieri V, La Barbera TM, Güvenç A, Taviano MF

5. J Ethnopharmacol. 2009 Sep 7;125(2):330-6. Epub 2009 Jun 6
A comparative study on the antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities of five Juniperus taxaAkkol EK, Güvenç A, Yesilada E

6. Nat Prod Commun. 2009 Jan;4(1):123-7
Antifungal and insecticidal activity of two Juniperus essential oilsWedge DE, Tabanca N, Sampson BJ, Werle C, Demirci B, Baser KH, Nan P, Duan J, Liu Z

7. Pak J Biol Sci. 2008 Feb 1;11(3):351-8
Antioxidant activity of some Jordanian medicinal plants used traditionally for treatment of diabetesAl-Mustafa AH, Al-Thunibat OY

8. Med Sci (Paris). 2008 May;24(5):511-9
Interest of lignans in prevention and treatment of cancersLamblin F, Hano C, Fliniaux O, Mesnard F, Fliniaux MA, Lainé E

9. Chem Biodivers. 2008 Mar;5(3):461-70

Phytochemical analysis and in vitro antiviral activities of the essential oils of seven Lebanon speciesLoizzo MR, Saab AM, Tundis R, Statti GA, Menichini F, Lampronti I, Gambari R, Cinatl J, Doerr HW

10. Nat Prod Res. 2008 Jan 10;22(1):53-65
Antiviral activity of some Tunisian medicinal plants against Herpes simplex virus type 1Sassi AB, Harzallah-Skhiri F, Bourgougnon N, Aouni M

11. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006 Nov 24;108(2):211-6. Epub 2006 May 16
Evaluation of some plants used in Turkish folk medicine against parasitic infections for their in vivo anthelmintic activity Kozan E, Küpeli E, Yesilada E

12. J Appl Microbiol. 2006 Jun;100(6):1333-8
Antifungal activity of Juniperus essential oils against dermatophyte, Aspergillus and Candida strainsCavaleiro C, Pinto E, Gonçalves MJ, Salgueiro L

13. Acta Pharm. 2005 Dec;55(4):417-22
Antimicrobial activity of juniper berry essential oil (Juniperus communis L., Cupressaceae)Pepeljnjak S, Kosalec I, Kalodera Z, Blazević N

14. Planta Med. 2005 Jan;71(1):67-71
Antimicrobial activity of sesquiterpenes from the essential oil of Juniperus thuriferaBarrero AF, Quílez del Moral JF, Lara A, Herrador MM

15. Phytother Res. 2003 Sep;17(8):903-8
Activity against multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Mexican plants used to treat respiratory diseases Jimenez-Arellanes A, Meckes M, Ramirez R, Torres J, Luna-Herrera J

16. Arch Pharm Res. 2003 May;26(5):389-93
Anti-Aspergillus activities of plant essential oils and their combination effects with ketoconazole or amphotericin B Shin S

17. J Agric Food Chem. 2003 May 7;51(10):3073-8
Chemical composition of the essential oils of Juniperus from ripe and unripe berries and leaves and their antimicrobial activity Angioni A, Barra A, Russo MT, Coroneo V, Dessi S, Cabras P

18. J Ethnopharmacol. 2003 Apr;85(2-3):231-5
Antimicrobial activity of aqueous and methanol extracts of Juniperus oxycedrus L Karaman I, Sahin F, Güllüce M, Ogütçü H, Sengül M, Adigüzel A

19. World J Urol. 2002 Nov;20(5):285-93. Epub 2002 Oct 17
Botanical medicines for the urinary tractYarnell E

20. Arch Pharm Res. 2002 Dec;25(6):860-4
Antimicrobial activity and chemical composition of some essential oils Aridoğan BC, Baydar H, Kaya S, Demirci M, Ozbaşar D, Mumcu E

21. Arch Pharm Res. 2002 Aug;25(4):449-52
Free radical scavengers from the heartwood of Juniperus chinensis Lim JP, Song YC, Kim JW, Ku CH, Eun JS, Leem KH, Kim DK

22. Pharmazie. 2002 May;57(5):343-5
Terpenes from Juniperus przewalskii and their antitumor activities Wang WS, Li EW, Jia ZJ

23. Phytother Res. 2002 Feb;16(1):63-5
Antioxidant capacities of ten edible North American plantsAcuña UM, Atha DE, Ma J, Nee MH, Kennelly EJ


Oligo-elements:


Cr, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, P, Se, Si, Ti, Zn.


Vitamins and Minerals:


B-1, B-2, B-3, C, Calcium.


Phytochemical Constituents:


()-Afzelechin, (-)-Epiafzelechin, (+)-Catechin, (+)-Gallocatechin, ()-epigallocatechin, 1,4-cineole, l, 4-dimethyl-3-cyclohexen-l-yl, Acetic-Acid, Alpha-Cadinol, Alpha-Humulene, Alpha-Phellandrene, Alpha-Pinene, Alpha-Selinene, Alpha-Selinene, Alpha-Terpinene, Alpha-Terpineol, a-Thujene, Aromadendrene, Ascorbic-Acid, Beta-Carotene, Beta-Elemene, Beta-Phellandrene, Beta-Pinene, Beta-Selinene, Betulin, Borneol, Bornyl-Acetate, Camphene, Camphor, Caryophyllene, Caryophyllene-Oxide, Cedrene, Cedrol, Cis-Communic-Acid, Citronellal, Citronellol, Delta-3-Carene, Delta-Cadinene, Delta-Cadinol, Diterpene Acids; Myreocommunic, Communic, Sandaracopimaric, Isopimaric, Torulosic Acids and other diterpenes such as Geijerone, Volatile Oil, Sugars, Glucuronic acid, Epicatechin, Farnesol, Fatty Acids, Fiber, Fructose, Flavonoid Glycosides, Gallo-Tannin, Gamma-Terpinene, Geranyl-Acetate, Germacrene-D, Glucose, Glycolic-Acid, Humulene, Isopimaric-Acid, L-Ascorbic-Acid, L-Limonene, Leucoanthocyanin, Limonene, Linalyl-Acetate, Menthol, Methyl Ketone, Monoterpenes, Myrcene, Myrtenal, Myrtenol, Nerol, Nerolidol, Neryl-Acetate, P-Cymene, P-Hydroxy-Benzoic-Acid, Pectin, Proanthocyanidins, Rutin, Sabinene, Sesquiterpenes, Sterols, Tannin, Terpinen-4-OL, Terpinolene, Terpinyl Acetate, Umbelliferone.

All parts of the plant contain essential oils with the same composition. Cypress cones contains up to 40% of invert sugars, up to 9.5% of resins, pigment juniperin, fatty oil, and organic acids. Bark contains up to 8% of tannic substances, needles contain vitamin C. Various extracts of Juniperus communis L. have up to 63.3 higher inhibitory effects on certain kinds of bacteria than penicillin. (Leung and Foster, 1996). The volatile oils consist of about 58% monoterpenes, including a-pinene, myrcene and sabinene, and camphene, camphor, 1,4-cineole, p-cymene, a- and g-cadinene, limonene, b-pinene, g-terpinene, terpinen-4-ol, terpinyl acetate, a-thujene, and borneol (ESCOP, 1997; Newall et al, 1996).

The sesquiterpenes include caryophyllene, eposydihydrocaryophyllene, and b-elemem-7a-ol (Newall et al., 1996). Factors that influence the concentrations of constituents include geographic location, altitude, degree of ripeness, and other environmental factors (Leung and Foster, 1996).


Plant Stem Cell Therapy Indications:
Polycrest all. Liver and Kidney Agent


Infectious Diseases Hepatology:


Antibacterial contains 32 antibacterial phytochemicals which is quite significant. Moderate Antiviral Antiflu. Polycrest detoxifier of the liver. Gallbladder detoxification. Fatty Liver. Anti-inflammatory. Portal Hypertension, The beginning of Ascites, Stimulates Hepatocytes, Liver Failure, Alcoholic induced Cirrhosis, Chronic Hepatitis, RX Drugs – Alcohol & toxic induced Hepatitis, Will compensate and reduce Liver blood enzymes in potential toxic RX Drugs. Making it a Polycrest in liver damage regeneration. In combination with Rye – Secale Cereale is ten fold more effective than (the never proven to me) Silymarin of Milk Thistle. I have witnessed with consistency liver enzymes in the hundreds go down to normal level within just a few months. Right sided pain. The triad: Juniper, Hazel, Rye Polycrest Liver Detox par Excellence. Removes Bee Venom Sting internally.toxic induced Hepatitis, Contains Glucuronic-Acid which Antidote (Camphor); and (Morphine); Antihepatotoxic; Detoxicant. Removes Toxins and Excess Xenoestrogens.


Hematology – Oncology:


Will even protect the liver against the negative side effects of Chemotherapy. Reduces the size of Liver Cancers. The antitumor effect of beta-elemene in non small cell lung cancer is mediated via induction of cell cycle arrest and apoptotic cell death.Must use 10-30 drops 3 x a day for this purpose since smaller dosage will be lost in the shuffle of concentrated chemotherapy.


Renal – Uro Genital System:


Detoxifies the Kidneys; Normalizes the Ionic balance, Hyperuricemia, Oxalic stones urinary Lithiasis. Diuretic, Chronic Cystitis & Nephritis, Pyelitis, Edema.


Endocrine System:


Diabetes, reduces the cravings for sugar, and helps the negative effects of sugar excess consumption. Ponderal Surcharge.


Cardio Vascular System:


Reduces Cholesterol. Atherosclerosis, Aortic narrowing. Esophageal Varicosities with the association of Service Tree – Sorbus Domestica (buds) and Grey Alder – Alnus Incana (buds).


Musculoskeletal System:


Osteomalacia, Chronic Polyarthritis, Analgesic.


Immunology:


Allergies, Reduces allergic reactions from the use of RX Drugs.


Neurology:


Sciatica, Analgesic, Viral Meningitis.


Environmental Medicine:


Removes, petroleum and its hydrocarbons.