Antique Greece revered juniper as an antidote to snakebites. Dried berries were ground into powder, using as a bactericidal powder for the treatment of wounds and suppurations. His broth was drunk by coughing.
North American Indians believed that thickets of juniper bushes heal tuberculosis.
In Russia, this plant was called differently - heather. It was used for the preparation of alcohol, oil, and wort for the royal court.
Use as seasoning for meat and fish dishes. Also used in the preparation of drinks and marinades.
Nutrition value on 100 gr.
- Proteins (g / 100g)… 7,5
Fats (g / 100g)… 5,5
Carbohydrates (g / 100g)… 57
Energy value (kcal / 100g)… 310