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Cleavers is a medicinal wild herb that grows throughout the United States, Britain, Europe, Siberia, and the Himalayas. Cleavers is one of the most effective herbs for cleansing the lymphatic system. It is known to help move and dissolve lymphatic congestion, reduce swollen glands, ease upper respiratory congestion, and eliminate mucous from the body.
Medicinal preparations include the extract of juniper berry, as well as the essential oil. Juniper is used for digestion problems, upset stomach, flatulence, heartburn, bloating, and loss of appetite, as well as GI infections and intestinal worms. It is also used for urinary tract infections, kidney and bladder stones.