Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis)

Juniper Berry Essential Oil Profile

Color: Colorless to pale yellow

Viscosity: Thin

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled

Plant parts: Berries (ideally)

Countries: Europe, North Asia, Canada

Scent: Fresh, woody, peppery, balsamic, pine

Odor Intensity: Medium

Blending Note: Middle

Fragrance family: Woody

Blends well with: Cypress, Benzoin, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Lavender, Lavandin, Rosemary, Geranium, Clary sage, Grapefruit, Vetiver

Chemical family: Monoterpenes

Properties: Anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, astringent, carminative, cicatrizant, diuretic, emmanagogue, nervine, stomachic, tonic, vulnerary, purifying, depurative, rubefacient, sudorific

Physical Uses: Muscle aches and pains, rheumatism, insomnia, detoxification, fluid retention and edema, tonic, diuretic, menstrual regulation, urinary tract issues, colds, flu, insect repellent, air purification

Emotional Uses: Anxiety, mental fatigue

Skin and Hair Care: Acne, opens pores for elimination, cellulite, oily skin, greasy hair, dandruff

Safety: Avoid use during pregnancy. Avoid if you have kidney or liver disease as it may overstimulate them.

Recommended age: 2 years and older

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