Oil Name: Juniper Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Juniperus communis
Juniper essential oil has a slightly woody aroma and is a pale oil. It has a watery viscosity.
Juniper originated in Tibet and is grown throughout Europe. Juniper oil is extracted from dried, crushed or slightly dried ripe fruit by steam distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
A-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, y-terpinene, 1,4-cineole, b-phellandrene, p-cymene, terpinen-4-ol, bornyl acetate, cayophyllene and trace amounts of limonene, camphor, linalool, linalyl acetate, borneol and nerol.
Anti-rheumatic, Antiseptic, Anti-spasmodic, Astringent, Carminative, Depurative, Diuretic, Rubefacient, Stimulant, Stomachic, Sudorific, Tonic, Vulnerary
Arthritis, Cellulite, Digestion, Eczema, Gout, Menstrual Pain, Nervous Exhaustion, Nervous Tension, Nervousness, Obesity, Psoriasis, Rashes, Rheumatism, Water Retention
Kidney Irritant, Pregnancy: Not suitable for pregnant mothers
Detail of Warnings
It is considered non-toxic but since it can stimulate the uterine muscle it should not be used during pregnancy.
It should not be used by people with kidney problems.
It is non-sensitizing, but some people do have a reaction to it.
It is generally wise to us this oil in moderation.
Compatible Combination Oils
Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Marjoram, Rosemary, SandalwoodTags: juniper essential oils