Juniperus seravschanica

Plant Name Juniperus seravschanica Kom.
Botanical Info Endemic evergreen tree 15-20 meters height
Geography Central Asia, mountain part. Tien Shan. Pamiro-Alay.

Stony mountains slopes, rock, talus, as well as at the valleys of mountain rivers at height from 1300 up to 2900m above see level

Chemical Content Essential oil. Components specification:

alpha-pinene, myrcene, limonene, alpha-terpinolene hexyl butyrate ,delta-elemene , bornyl acetate beta-caryophyllene, gamma-elemene, germacrene D ,delta-cadinene, germacrene ,B elemol ,cedrol ,alpha-eudesmol, alpha-cadinol s,pathulenol 8,13-abietatriene abietal

Major components:

Alpha-pinene (76-79%), myrcene (5%), cedrol (6%)

Traditional Use and Activity Features of the oil:

Disinfecting, antiseptic, expectorant, mild cholagogic, diuretic.


Iinflammated skin, porous skin, oily skin, acne eruption, cellulite, dandruff. Bronchitis, pulmonary infections, podagra, rheumatism, arthritis, lumbago, neuralgia, radiculitis, flu, respiratory infections, prostatitis, cystitis, hepatitis, cholecystitis, allergy, allergic dermatosis, hyposomnia, traumas of cerebrum and spinal chords, atherosclerosis, arterial hypertensia, fatness.

Cones. Decoction, infusion – a diuretic, as part of a complex collection – expectorating at tracheitis, bronchitis, laryngitis, mixed with sesame oil – at deafness. The essential oil (in an alcohol solution) – analgesic for rheumatism. Suitable for immersion oil in microtechnology, as a flavoring and in perfumery and alcohol-beverage industry.

In Northern Tajikistan – rheumatism, paralysis of the limbs, headache .

Wood. Well polished, does not rot, used as a building material.