Description of medicine: Fruits of a juniper (Baccae Juniperi)
FRUITS OF THE JUNIOR.
Juniper berries (Baccae Juniperi, Fructus Juniperi).
Collected ripe and dried cone-berries, in everyday life called berries of common juniper, or heather (Juniperus communis L.), fam. cypress (Supressaceae).
They contain essential oil (at least 0.5%), sugars, organic acids, resins and other substances.
It is sometimes used as a diuretic, often in combination with potassium acetate. With nephritis and nephrosonephritis, juniper berries are contraindicated, as they cause irritation of the kidney parenchyma.
Release form: on 50 g in cardboard packs or plastic bags.
Rp .: Inf. bassrum Juniperi 10.0: 200 ml