Juniper berries have analgesic, antimicrobial, sweat and diuretic effects, improve the functions of the stomach, intestines, bile secretion. Fresh berries are more effective than infusions and decoctions. In the spring it is useful to chew a few berries with beriberi. Decoction of berries is drunk for all types of kidney diseases, cholecystitis, cystitis, bladder diseases. 15 berries cook for 10 minutes in 0,2 liters of water, infuse for 30 minutes. Drink 50 ml 3-4 times a day. For diseases of the stomach, intestines, bladder, to increase appetite, boil 100 g of berries for 10 minutes in 0,4 liters of water, add sugar and boil until the syrup is thick, strain. Drink 1 tsp 3 times a day before meals. For bronchitis, colds, rub sore joints, muscles, rheumatism, grind 10 g of berries, insist 4 hours in 0,2 liters of boiling water. drink 1 tbsp 3-4 times a day. Contraindicated in pregnancy, acute inflammatory processes, nephritis.