Gemmotherapy Juniperus communis (Juniper)

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Latest Edit: Iva Lloyd, ND 2014-02-22 (EDT)

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Juniperus communis or Juniper belongs to a species that can grow as tall as twenty metres high, depending on the type. Although usually found isolated, this tree is very cosmopolitan and adapts to all types of soils: from clay to siliceous limestone soils. It grows from Europe to North Africa, Asia, and North America. This particular species is a bushy shrub with very slow radial growth. The stems have prickly leaves that are short evergreen needle-shaped, with one stripe in the middle of the upper face. Its thin and rough bark is greyish-brown.[1]

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  1. Ledoux Frank and Gueniot Gerard (2012) Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris, Spain.
  2. Dr. Reckeweg (2012) Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.