Despite their name, Juniper Berries are not technically a berry, they are actually the female seed cone of the Juniper plants, coniferous trees of the family Cupressaceae.
Juniper Berries have a distinctive woody scent and a fruity, piney flavour.
There are also many ancient tales and stories surrounding Juniper Berries. Some of the first references can be found in the Bible’s Old Testament while the first recorded use of Juniper Berries as herbal remedy dates back to ancient Egypt. They were later used by the Romans, who thought they could help purify the stomach. Some ancient tribes were also known to burn Junipers to unleash their aromatic scent during rituals.
Our Solaris Juniper Berries are certified organic, meaning they are guaranteed to have grown on soils on which no prohibited substance was applied.