juniper oil

noun

: an acrid essential oil obtained from the fruit of the common juniper (Juniperus communis) and formerly used as a diuretic, stimulant, carminative, and antiseptic

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“Juniper oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/juniper%20oil. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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