Juniper Berry


Article Outline
  1. 1. Healing Properties
  2. 2. Disease / Symptom Treatment
    1. 2.1. Liver Damage
      1. 2.1.1. Reperfusion injury

Juniper berry

Healing Properties

Disease / Symptom Treatment

Liver Damage

Reperfusion injury

Juniper berry oil supplementation helped prevent Hepatic Reperfusion injury, sometimes called ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) or reoxygenation injury.[1]

  • improved rates of bile flow
  • juniper berry oil reduced cell death in pericentral regions of the liver lobuleby 75%.
  • improves the hepatic microcirculation in livers under-going oxidant stress.

  1. Title: Dietary juniper berry oil minimizes hepatic reperfusion injury in the rat
    Publication: Hepatology
    Date: October 1998
    Study Type: Animal Study: In Vitro - In Vivo
    Author(s): Jones SM, Zhong Z, Enomoto N, Schemmer P, Thurman RG.
    Institutions: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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