Nature's Sunshine Juniper Berries supplement comes from the juniper plant, which is an evergreen shrub. The juniper shrub can be found all over the northern portion of the globe. An interesting fact about juniper berries is that they take up to three years to reach full maturity. One juniper shrub can have both ripe and unripe berries on it at once. Juniper berries are commonly used to balance the urinary system of the body and encourage the right balance of fluid.
Juniper berries contain Vitamin C, volatile oil, proanthocyanidins and quercetin. Quercetin is a phytonutrient antioxidant which is thought to have anti-inflammatory properties. In addition to proving support for the urinary system and bladder, juniper berries are sometimes used as a remedy for indigestion and upset stomach. Junipter berries are also commonly used to flavor many different foods and beverages, including gin. Each juniper berries capsule contains 400 mg juniper berries.