Juniper berries. The smell and taste of gin with a slight pleasant bitterness. Juniper berries can be ground and used in spice blends or marinades and even barbecue rubs. Juniper can also be added to rich fruit cakes and goes great with apples, pears, apple crumble or fruit tart.
Its is believed that juniper berries help blood circulation. It is also used in the treatment of colic, flatulence and rheumatism.