Juniper Berry essential oil has a fresh, sweet woody aroma with balsamic undertones and is one of the most powerful oils available for aromatherapy. It is a harmonising oil that can help during times of anxiety and stress, purify negative thoughts and can soothe the effects of urinary problems, detoxifying the body and the mind. Also known for its benefits on the female system, easing the symptoms of PMS and helping to regulate the menstrual cycle.
- Latin Name
- Juniperus Communis
- Essentail oil be steam distillation.
- Pinene, myrcene, sabinene, limonene, cymene, terpinene, thujene, camphene among others.
This everygreen shrub/tree can vary in size and shape, has green needle-like leaves with small flowers. The female tree produces a blue-black berry.
Juniper was used as medicine by many cultures, it was medicinally used for urinary infections such as cystitis and urethritis, for respiratory problems such as bronchitis, colic and coughs as well as gastro-intestinal infections and worms.