I will be sharing in a series the importance of herbs and how to gather and use them. This information is important for survival and I have been having increased impressions that it is time to gather and store these herbs as well as help others learn to do the same. All of the information contained in these posts is for educational purposes only and is my own opinion from my own experiences. Please consult a doctor if you are on medications.
Cedar Berries Juniperus monosperma: (Cupressaceae)
I have been impressed today to go to the foothills where I live in Eagle Mountain, UT and look for the Cedar berries here. They come from the trees in the foothills and mountains around Utah and other states in the United States such as Nevada, California, Arizona and some in Mexico and Canada. They are ready for harvest.
Look for the bluish-purple berry that contains 1 large seed. The Latin name for these berries is Juniperus monosperma (Cupressaceae). Why would you want these berries? Well, if you were not able to obtain insulin or medication for blood sugar related conditions such as hypoglycemia or diabetes, these might be a good replacement.
GATHERING AND STORING:
Gather as many as you can and dry them out on a tray until hard about 1-2 weeks. Do not put them in the sun. Preserve in a closed, dark container. Label the name and what they are used for and date them. Now is the time to gather and store them. They will not be there much longer.
HOW TO USE THEM:
Chew the berries, making sure to discard of the 1 seed in the center, or grind them up into a powder and take in a vegetable capsule. They can also be preserved in a tincture or extract form.
Dr. Christopher’s Pancreas Formula is much more effective as it also contains these herbs: Golden seal, Uva Ursi or Bearberry, Cayenne, Licorice root, and Mullein. These work together to aid the glandular system. To make this formula, use equal parts of all herbs except 1 1/6 of the cedar berries. EX. 1 cup each herb + 1/8 cup cedar berry powder.
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I am a Certified Master Herbalist from the School of Natural Healing. I am also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. This article is written as my own opinion and is not affiliated with the school or church of which I just referred to.