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California Juniper

Common name: Juniper
Scientific name: Juniperus communis
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This native wild Juniper grows in shrubs often up to 30 feet tall.

A favorite of ceremonially cleansing, Juniper grows wild throughout the greater southwest.

This Juniper pictured here was tied into ceremonial smudge bundles.

Juniper berries are capable of use in a tea to treat colds.

The berries will even dry into beautiful natural beads for jewelry.

Caption by Billy Brady www.buffalosage.ca who also sells the natural Juniper wands on his website.

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