Juniper is evergreen green shrub with bluey-green, needle-shaped leaves.. The female tree produces a blue/black berry from which our Juniper essential oil is steam-distilled in Turkey. We need 35 kg of the berries to receive 1 kg of essential oil.
Juniper is a sacred fragrance that has been burned for protection and purification in temples around the world for thousands of years. The First Nations people use Juniper to purify their homes and to ward off negative energies. Until the 1950’s the aromatic twigs of Juniper were burnt in French hospitals to cleanse the atmosphere.
Juniper essential oil is a popular choice when looking to improve lymph congestion and lung function.
Juniper oil has an affinity with the urinary system. It can reduce fluid retention. It is believed to soothe stress or hormone related bloating.
Juniper essential oil can help calm the nerves, reduce nervous tension, anxiety and mental fatigue. It is also thought to dispel negative feelings including anger and confusion.
This is a lovely oil to use in cleaning products. Emotionally and energetically, juniper essential oil is often chosen to cleanse and protect the mind and spirit.
This oil is helpful in a massage blend to improve circulation and possibly reduce fluid retention and to treating gout and arthritis.
To protect yourself for negative energy add one drop on a natural stone and put it in your pocket.
For painful menstruation take a bath with juniper essential oil or make a compress.
Do not use during pregnancy. Avoid if you suffer from kidney disease. Use with caution in small amounts.
Juniperus Communis L.
Part used for production
a-Pinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Sabinene.
The fragrance of Juniper is earthy, slightly sweet,fresh green, with a balsamic undertone.