Pure Juniper Berry Essential Oil
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Botanical Name: Juniperus communis
Aroma: clean, penetrating, woody scent
Perfume Note: Middle
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Main Chemical Components: Pinene, myrcene, limonene, sabinene
Blends Well With: Elemi, cypress, clary sage, lavandin essential oils
Description and Uses: An oil with astringent, antiseptic, and detoxifying properties, Juniper essential oil is said to exert a cleansing and calming effect on both the mind and body. Diluted in a bath or massage oil, Juniper can help relieve joint pain, and is said to aid in releasing fluid retention.
Juniper essential oil is used in many masculine perfumes, after-shaves and colognes. Traditional use: astringent, skin detoxifier, deodorant, soothing agent
Cautions: Not for use during pregnancy, on children under the age of twelve. There are some reports that Juniper can overstimulate the kidneys, so it's best avoided by those with kidney problems.