Juniperus communis

Natural History.
     Juniper Berries

     Catarrhal inflammation of kidneys. Dropsy, with suppression of urine. Old persons, with poor digestion and scanty secretion of urine. Chronic pyelitis.

Urinary Organs.
     Strangury; bloody, scanty urine, violet odor. (TEREBE.) Weight in kidney region. Prostatic discharge. Renal hyperaemia. (EUCALYPTOL.)

     Cough with scanty, loaded urine.

     Compare: SABINA; JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANUS – Red Cedar – (Violent tenesmus vesical. Persistent dragging in back; hyperaemia of the kidneys; pyelitis and cystitis; dropsy of the aged with suppressed urine. Dysuria, burning, cutting pain in urethra when urinating. Constant urging apoplexy, convulsions, uterine hemorrhage). TEREBINTHINA.

     Best form is the infusion. One ounce to a pint of boiling water. Dose, one-half to two ounces, or tincture, one to ten drops.