Wildcrafted Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Juniper Berry Essential Oil (Juniperus communis) from Croatia is Wildcrafted Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the fruit.
Juniper Essential Oil Description and Uses
Juniper Berry EO has been described as having astringent, antiseptic, and detoxifying properties and is said by aromatherapists to exert a cleansing and calming effect on both the mind and body. Diluted in massage oil, Juniper Essential Oil may be helpful for those with stiff muscles and painful joints, according to some therapists. This Essential Oil is used in many masculine perfumes, after-shaves, and colognes. And, of course, don’t forget that it is used to make gin too.
Some aromatherapists say that Juniper Essential Oil can help calm the nerves and relieve stress and mental exhaustion.
Juniper More Information
Juniper berries have long been used as medicine by many cultures. Juniper berries were used by Native Americans as an herbal remedy for urinary tract infections.
Juniper Berry Essential Oil may cause skin sensitization if oxidized (spoiled): store this essential oil in tightly sealed bottles, away from heat, light, and moisture, and discard unused after 6 months.
Its main components are alpha-pinene, camphene, beta-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, alpha-phellandrene, alpha-terpinene, gamma-terpinene, cineole, beta phellandrene, para-cymene, terpineol, bornyl acetate, and caryophyllene. It also has trace amounts of limonene, camphor, linalool, linalyl acetate, borneol, and nerol.
IMPORTANT: All issues that pertain to your physical or mental health should be discussed with and supervised by a licensed health care professional. Keep all essential oils away from and out of reach of children. We recommend you consult a trained aromatherapist before using essential oils with children under 16 years of age. Always follow the general safety guidelines for using essential oils; these can be accessed by clicking the link below.
Disclaimer: Information provided in this description is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be used in/for the treatment, cure, mitigation or diagnosis of any mental or physical disease or illness or as a substitute for consulting with a physician or other appropriately trained and licensed health care professional. Artisan Aromatics is not responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the improper use of any suggestions, products, preparations, or procedures mentioned or from attempts to follow historical reports of a plant’s uses. Please note that essential oils do not necessarily have the same properties as other types of herbal preparations of the same plant and since essential oils are the most highly concentrated type of preparation made from plants, they can have toxicity issues not arising from use of other types of herbal preparations of a given plant.Essential Oil Safety Considerations