International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064




Downloads: 0

Research Paper | Pharmacy | India | Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021


Pharmacological Review on Juniperus Communis

Mhaske Prasad Adinath


Abstract: Juniperus communis contained monoterpenes, sesquiteierpenes, essential and volatile oils, wide range of phenolic compounds and many other chemical constituents. It exerted many pharmacological effects included antimicrobial, antiparasitic, antifertility, antioxidant, cytotoxic, hepatoprotective, vessels and trachea protective effects in passive smoking, gastrointestinal, antidiabetic, antihyperlipidemic, anti - inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, antiurolithiatic, anti - Parkinsonian, memory enhancing, tyrosinase suppressive activity and many other effects. The main compounds in the Juniperus communis essential oil are ? - 3 - carene, ? - pinene, ? - pinene, sabinene, ? - phellandrene, myrcene, limonene, and d - germacrene. This chapter reviews the chemical composition and the biological activities of juniper oil. This review will highlight the chemical constituents and pharmacological effects of Juniperus communis. Juniperus communisis an evergreen shrub or a small tree indigenous to Europe, South Asia and North America. It is widely distributed throughout the northern hemisphere. This plant is used traditionally in the treatment of various diseases and disorders like anti - inflammatory, anti - diarrhoeal, astringent, menstrual irregularities and some abdominal disorders. In the last few years, this plant has been selected for various research activities.


Keywords: Juniperus communis, antimicrobial activity, essential oil, juniper berries, aspergillus fumigatus, deoxypodophyllotoxin, endophytic fungus


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021,


Pages: 357 - 359

Pharmacological Review on Juniperus Communis


How to Cite this Article?

Mhaske Prasad Adinath, "Pharmacological Review on Juniperus Communis", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21904103830, Volume 10 Issue 9, September 2021, 357 - 359, #ijsrnet

How to Share this Article?

Enter Your Email Address




Similar Articles with Keyword 'antimicrobial activity'

Downloads: 2 | Weekly Hits: ⮙1 | Monthly Hits: ⮙1

Research Paper, Pharmacy, India, Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022

Pages: 587 - 592

In-Vitro Evaluation of Antimicrobial & Antiulcer Activity of Aqueous Extract of Psidium Guajava

Anil Kumar [110] | Garima Gupta [2] | Amit Kumar [53]

Share this Article

Downloads: 5

Research Paper, Pharmacy, India, Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021

Pages: 1213 - 1219

Formulation and Evaluation of Polyherbal Hand Wash (Gel)

Niraj Terkar | Ankita Sharma [6] | Jatin Tekawade | Tausif Momin | Earam Sayyad

Share this Article


Top