Abhal is short to medium height tree that grows wild in some parts of Europe, North America, and Asia. It is useful for diuretic, urinary tract, easing colic, and digestive system.
- It is a tonic, diuretic, and strongly antiseptic within the urinary tract.
- Abhal also stimulates menstruation and tends to increase menstrual bleeding.
- In the digestive system, It is warming and settling, easing colic, and supporting the function of the stomach.
Applied externally as a diluted essential oil, it has a slightly warming effect on the skin and is thought to promote the removal of waste products from underlying tissues.
KEY CONSTITUENTS OF JUNIPER
- Volatile oil (1-2%)
- Vitamin C.