This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Juniperus Communis, Juniper. A diuretic used in nephritis, cystitis, and renal hyperemia after subsidence of acute symptoms. Use an infusion (1 K berries to I pint boiling water) in doses of a wineglass or the Oleum juniperi in 3 I. doses upon sugar.