Juniper bushes can be found in Himalaya, Bulgaria as well as Eastern Europe.......
This evergreen shrub grows up to 6 metres tall. It has blue needles and small flowers with berries. The berries change colour over the first few years of growth.
Juniper is used to flavour food,Liquor as well as soft drink and is the characteristic aroma in gin.
It is currently in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia for rheumatic pain and cystitis.
Used by therapists for oily and congested skin, acne and also very dry skin conditions. It is popular in acne treatments designed for adolescent boys, as they to prefer the refreshing and woody aroma to other more feminine smells.