Common juniper is a small evergreen tree that is related to cedar, cypress and other conifers. The mature, dark-colored cones, or berries, are used to lend a slightly citrus and pine-like flavor to foods and beverages.
Keep nefarious witches away by planting a juniper bush near your front door. To keep thieves away, lay a line of dried juniper berry powder across your threshold. You can also add the powder to a sachet and place in your car or home.
Note: Juniper berries should not be consumed during pregnancy or if there is a history of kidney disease. Because certain compounds in juniper berries may stimulate insulin release from the pancreas, this herb should not be used if diabetes is present.
Magical Uses: Good health, wisdom, purification, love, clarity, prosperity, banishment, spirit communication
Elemental Correspondences: Fire
Planetary Correspondences: Jupiter
Zodiac Correspondences: Aries, Leo
Deity Associations: Apollo, Ashera, Astarte
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