GENERAL INFORMATION FOR JUNIPER ESSENTIAL OIL:
Our Wildcrafted juniper berry essential oil (Juniperus Communis) Is very popular in aromatherapy. Juniper berries have been used since ancient times to treat a variety of issues. Today, they are a primary flavorant of gin, and it is very strong. Native Americans have traditionally used juniper berries to treat urinary tract infections.
The juniper berries used to make this juniper essential oil originated from wild juniper trees that grow in Croatia.
Juniper berry is widely known as a powerful detoxifier and immune system booster.
Research has shown that juniper berries have over 87 compounds including flavanoid and polyphenol, both of which are antioxidants. Other compounds also found in juniper berry essential oil include antibacterials and antifungals.
Juniper berry essential oil is also used in a variety of perfumes, after-shaves, colognes household cleaning products and fragrance sprays.
Note: When purchasing juniper berry essential oil, make sure it is not sourced from Morocco, Albania, and Belgium, as it is listed as Critically Endangered from these areas. When purchasing Juniperus communis, be sure you choose a company that is mindful and actively supports the sustainability of Juniperus communis. Our juniper berry from Artisan Aromatics is one such company. They work very closely with the growers, harvesters, and distillers to make sure this product will be available for all to enjoy for years to come.
When used in a diffuser, juniper berry essential oil has a calming and grounding effect. The aroma is a great way for cleansing and purifying the air.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES OF JUNIPER BERRY ESSENTIAL OIL:
Analgesic, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, carminative, depurative, diuretic, emmenegogue, nervine, spasmolytic, tonic.
METHOD OF EXTRACTION:
Juniper berry has a distinctive aroma. Bright and refreshing with a sweet woodsy aroma. Some people detect a fruity, citrus smell with a hint of spice. The aroma can be pungent, in a good way.
BLENDS WELL WITH:
Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile german, chamomile roman, citronella, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, lavandin, lavender, lemon, mandarin, myrtle, orange, peppermint, pine, rose absolute, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, thyme, and yarrow. Blends well with all conifers and all citrus oils.
JUNIPER BERRY ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES:
Here are a few blends you can try with our wildcrafted juniper berry essential oil. These amounts are for a diffuser in the 100 – 200 ml capacity. Refer to our diffusing guidelines or your instruction manuals to adjust the amount you use for your particular size of diffuser by either adding or decreasing the drops depends on your diffuser capacity.
- 3 drops Juniper berry
- 2 drops Clary sage
- 1 drop Ylang ylang
Freshen The Air:
- 3 drops Juniper berry
- 2 drops Grape fruit
- 2 drops Lemon
- 2 drops Juniper berry
- 1 drop Rosemary
- 1 drop Lemon
- 1 drop Cypress
The Forest Indoors:
- 2 drops Juniper Berry
- 2 drops Cedarwood
- 2 drops Rosemary
- 2 drops Orange
SAFETY FOR JUNIPER BERRY ESSENTIAL OIL:
Avoid if you have any known kidney disorders. Best avoided during pregnancy. GRAS status (Generally Recognized As Safe).
General Essential Oil Guidelines:
- Do not take internally unless directed by a medical professional.
- Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas, or mucous membranes.
- Do not apply undiluted to skin.
- Pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children should not use essential oils without first consulting a medical professional.
- Keep essential oils from, and out of reach of children.
- If you are experiencing adverse side effects, stop using immediately.
- The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnoses, treatment, or mitigation of any physical or mental illness.
- The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
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Information provided in this description is for educational purposes only. For possible treatments of physical or mental diseases, please seek a trained and licensed health professional. Enchanted Aromatics is not responsible for any adverse side effects resulting from the use of any suggestions, products, preparations, or procedures mentioned or from following historical uses of essential oils.