Wacholder (Juniper) – Read all about Wacholder in this section. Find and try some popular recipes too. I will be very happy and look forward to receiving your comments on these.
What is Wacholder? Wacholder is the German name for Juniper Berry. A juniper berry is the female seed cone produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales, which gives it a berry-like appearance. Juniper berries are classified in the culinary herb/spice category because they are commonly used as a flavouring for drinks and in cooking and preserving foods. it is also considered an herbal bitter and is thought to help promote digestion. Juniper is a strong aromatic (scented) herb from an evergreen plant or tree. It grows in temperate regions of Northern Europe, Asia, and North America. It’s used for its medicinal purposes as an essential oil, made by steam distillation of the crushed, dried, or fermented berries. Other ways the juniper berry is used is as dried fruit.
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