Juniper is an evergreen shrub that belongs to the cypress family. The leaves, branches and berries of this tree have been used for medicinal and spiritual purposes for thousands of years. The berries are plucked during the season, dried and ground prior to distillation. The oil has a distinctive aromatic note which is woody, and fresh.
Scientific Name / Botanical name: Juniperus communis
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Berries
Odor strength: Mild - medium
Aroma: Woody, earthy, slightly camphoraceous
It has a calming effect on the mind, helping to promote relaxation and acting as a natural sleep aid for improved sleep quality.
Helps relax the muscles and reduce inflammation, providing relief from rheumatic conditions.
It can be used as a toner or serum for spot treatment, helping to clarify the skin and reduce the appearance of blemishes.
Possesses antioxidant properties that help protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals, promoting a healthier and more youthful complexion.
Supports cognitive functions and helps to improve mental clarity, and focus.
Ways to use
Its calming and grounding aroma sets the perfect vibe for Meditation
Add a few drops of essential oil to a ceramic diffuser filled with water ( 2-3 drops of essential oil for every 50ml of water)
Place a lighted tea light candle in the bottom slot of the diffuser
Enjoy the calming aroma as the oil-water mixture gets heated
Anti-inflamatory and antioxidant properties of Juniper berry oil are very beneficial for skin. It is an effective oil for a cleansing and relaxing massage.
Add a few drops of Juniper berry essential oil to coconut carrier oil. ( 4 to 5 drops of essential oil for every tablespoon of carrier oil)
Massage mixture onto skin
Its invigorating scent adds a pleasant and energizing atmosphere to any space. It possesses natural antibacterial properties that help purify and freshen the air.
Add 2 to 3 drops of juniper berry oil to a small spray bottle filled with water
Use as refreshing spray in the room, car or linen closet
Recommended Essential Oil Blends:
Juniper berry essential oil blends well with the below oils and all citrus oils
Recommended Carrier oils:
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
- Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
- Never intake essential oils orally.
- Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
- If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.
- Keep away from pets and children.