Collecting the folklore and uses of plants


1. Juniper berries used in small doses in tincture form for people who feel vulnerable, as a spiritual protection, from a herbalist in southern England [University of Westminster Complementary Medicine Society, London, February 2019].

2. Grandad swore by juniper pills, but can’t remember what he took them for [Cowley, Oxford, October 2014]

Image: Easedale Tarn, Cumbria, July 2015.