Botanical Name: Juniperus communis
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Berries
Perfumery Noted: Middle
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Juniper Berry essential oil has a fresh, rich-balsamic, woody-sweet and pine needle-like odor reminiscent of evergreen oils.
Blends well with: Clary Sage, Sandalwood, Bergamot, Geranium, Marjoram, Rosemary, Chamomile and Eucalyptus.
Common Uses: Juniper Berry essential oil is credited as being a supportive, restoring, and a tonic aid. It is excellent for meditation and is a popular oil in weight loss and detoxification blends, because of its diuretic properties. It is also considered purifying and clearing for the mind.
Suggested Uses: When diluted into the air Juniper oil can be used for the treatment of addictions, nervous tension, over-indulgence of food and to stimulate the nervous system and bolster the spirit. Add a few drops to a warm bath to help with arthritis, cellulite, nervous tension, cystitis, pain in passing urine, gout, swollen joints, liver problems, muscle fatigue and overweight.
Cautions: None known.