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Juniperus communis is a very variable, evergreen shrub or a tree with an erect stem. It can grow up to 12 metres tall, though it is more commonly within the range 1 - 3 metres. The branches can be erect or spreading, so crown shape is very variable.
- 1 Uses
- 2 Parts Used
- 3 Chemical Composition
- 4 Common names
- 5 Properties
- 6 Habit
- 7 Identification
- 8 List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
- 9 Where to get the saplings
- 10 Mode of Propagation
- 11 How to plant/cultivate
- 12 Commonly seen growing in areas
- 13 Photo Gallery
- 14 References
- 15 External Links
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
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List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used
Where to get the saplings
Mode of Propagation
How to plant/cultivate
Juniperus communis is a very cold-hardy plant, able to tolerate temperatures down to around -40°c when fully dormant. However, although the fully dormant plant is very cold-tolerant, the young growth in spring can be damaged by late frosts.
Commonly seen growing in areas
- Indian Medicinal Plants by C.P.Khare