What is JUNIPER?

Coniferous plants, of which about twenty species are known, the berries of which yield upon distillation with water, a volatile essential oil, of sp. gr. o865 to o882 iodine value, about 285; saponification value, 14 to 15; and refractive ndex, 1 472 to i488. It is somewhat soluble in alcohol and ether, and is used for flavouring gin and hollands.

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