Wild Sea Salt Cedar Berry
A cedar or juniper berry is not actually a fruit but a seed cone. Packed full of nutrients and a rich source of vitamin C. Next to oregano, it has one of the most concentrated levels of luteolin (an anti-inflammatory) at 69 per 100 mg. The cedar berry helps to regulate blood sugar levels and kidney filtration thus helping to prevent the onset of diabetes, among other diseases. Cedar Berry helps with heartburn and digestive issues in addition to boosting the immune system. By using the berries regularly in your diet, they will assist in cleansing toxins from the blood by increased urination and perspiration thus significantly being of aid in decreasing bloating and stimulating weight loss.
The flavor of the berries, with a spicy, pine-like finish, are a wonderful complement to pork, rabbit, venison, beef and duck. In the traditional dish Sauerbraten, juniper berries bring the authenticity to the dish. In more modern recipes, the berries are replaced with crushed gingersnaps, which produce a similar flavor to the end result, interesting, no?