Cedar berries are harvested from a specific variety of juniper tree rather than from cedar trees as the name seems to indicate. This variety of juniper has the Latin name Juniperus virginiana. It is also known as the eastern red cedar. There are over 40 different juniper species, with many being inedible. Cedar berries are not berries in the sense of being fruits, they are actually tiny seed cones.
Cedar Berries’ benefits:
- High in nutrients and powerful plant compounds
- Provide anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects
- May have antidiabetic properties
- Could promote heart health
- Antibacterial and antifungal activity
Because of its nutrients, you can use cedar berries to treat or prevent health issues like those below: Respiratory and intestinal problems: A tea made by steeping cedar berries can be used to treat coughs and colds as well as for treating intestinal worms and preventing vomiting.