Now Foods Juniper Berry Oil, 1 OunceJuniper has been used as a fragrance since ancient times and was thought to purify the air where it was used. It has a pleasing floral aroma that is uplifting and stimulating. This essential oil is 100% pure.
Quality Juniper Berry Essential Oil 4 OZ (120 ml) in Amber Glass 100% Pure Essential Oil from the Himalayas
Juniper is a coniferous evergreen treelike shrub that grows to about 6 feet in height. It produces berries which take 2-3 years to ripen. It is from these berries that the essential oil is steam distilled. Native Americans used juniper for treating colds, flu, arthritis, and muscle aches. Up until World War II the French would burn juniper in hospitals as an antiseptic. Steam Distilled
Traditionally used as an aromatic aid to meditation, Juniper Berry is a popular oil to use in diffusers. For a yoga mat, use 12 drops in 2 oz. of distilled water in a spray bottle to keep it smelling fresh; shake well before spraying. For a relaxing woodsy-smelling bath, add 7 drops to ½ c. of magnesium salt and dissolve under running water. And add 7 drops in 1 tbsp. of carrier oil to makes a soothing massage oil.
Botanical Name: Juniperus communis Plant Part: Berries Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Origin: India Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid 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. Consistency: Medium Note: Middle Strength of Aroma: Medium Blends well with: Clary Sage, Sandalwood, Bergamot, Geranium, Marjoram, Rosemary, Chamomile and Eucalyptus. Aromatic Scent: Juniper Berry Essential Oil has a fresh, rich-balsamic, woody-sweet and pine needle-like odor reminiscent of evergreen oils. Cautions: Juniper Berry Essential Oil is non-irritating and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.