Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Juniperus Communis
Composition of Oil: Beta-pinene, Beta-myrcene, Alpha-pinene, Limonene, and Sabinene, Terpinene-4-ol, Gamma-Terpinene, Delta-3-Carene, a-Terpinene
Plant Part: Berries
Scent: Woody, earthy, sweet, crisp, and slightly fruity
Perfumery Note: Middle
Initial Aroma Strength: Mild - Medium
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Historical Background of Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Juniper Berry essential oil comes from a shrub, botanically known as "Juniperus Communis," which belongs to the botanical family "Cupressaceae." A special thing about Juniperus Communis is that it is an evergreen shrub, which means that you can avail of its benefits in any season! Its roots, leaves, and fruit (berries) have been used as a traditional medicine for centuries. The major producers of Juniper Berry and its oil are in Southwest Asia, as well as Europe and North America. But it's now cultivated in other countries as well. Our Juniper Berry essential oil is the Indian variety, which is evidently in the list of top Juniper Berry essential oil producers!
We steam-distill the Nutritious Juniper berries to obtain pale yellow colored and woody, sweet, crisp, and slightly fruity aromatic liquid, which is known as Juniper Berry Essential Oil.
Ancient Uses of Juniper Berry Essential Oil
In ancient times, only the parts of the Juniper plant were used for medicinal purposes. But as people discovered Juniper Berry essential oil, its uses began to increase. Ancient Greeks used to burn Juniper berries to fight with pandemics. Tree parts and oil of this fruit were very helpful for people with weak immunity and bad digestion. Due to its calming effect on the body and mind, it was used as an anxiety remedy.
Modern Uses of Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Modern people don't tend to use a certain thing unless its benefits are scientifically proven. So, the latest scientific research has proven that the list of Juniper Berry essential oil benefits is a big one. Its sweet aroma and texture are used in many foods and beverages as a flavor additive. The diffusion of the oil helps purify and cleanse the air and creates a fresh and pleasant atmosphere. Many aromatherapists recommend inhaling and diffusing the oil because it can relieve stress and anxiety.
Not only this, Juniper Berry essential oil is a powerful tool to kill harmful bacteria and helps prevent infections. It has chemical components that help remove acne and make your skin glow! It also acts as a natural skin toner and promotes clear, glowing, and healthy skin complexion. Juniper Berry essential oil is very effective for severe cold and flu and is now used in many cold-flu-relieving products.
Best Blending Partners for Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Juniper Berry essential oil gives many benefits if you blend it with other essential oils such as Vetiver, Lemongrass, Tea Tree, Clary Sage, Sandalwood, Lavender, Cypress, and other citrus oils.
Effective Stress and Anxiety Relieving Blend
- Juniper Berry Essential Oil: 6 Drops
- Bergamot Essential Oil: 4 Drops
- Lavender Essential Oil: 4 Drops
Diffuse this powerful blend while relaxing in your home or during meditation.
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Caution: Beware of excessive use as it may lead to nausea and headaches. For topical use, always dilute the oil with a carrier oil. We do not suggest the internal use of any essential oils. Keep it out of children’s reach. It is not recommended for a pregnant woman without a proper prescription by a specialist.