Juniper Berries Juniperus communis
Usually known as the principal flavouring in gin, it is also used to flavour beer and other beverages. Native Americans have utilized juniper for its healing powers and to relieve arthritis. In folk lore, juniper planted outside a door kept out witches who had to correctly count its needles before entering the house.
Tags: Beer-brewing, Herbs-and-spices, Mead-making, Winemaking
Type: Herbs and Spices