Native to northern regions of Europe, Asia and America. As a herb it has
great medicinal value and is used against contagious diseases such as
cholera, typhoid fever and the plague in Tibet and in Europe.
Description of Juniper berry oil:
An evergreen perennial shrub that may reach up to 5-meter(15 ft.)high with
bluish-green narrow needle like leaves. It has an irregular stem and the
leaves are terminated by a sharp thorn. Inconspicuous male and female
flowers on separate plants. The berries are round and blue-violet in color.
Juniper oil can be extracted from the berries, as well as the needles and
wood. It has a fresh, clear but slightly woody aroma and is a pale oil with
a watery viscosity.
: Crisp, Earthy, Sweet, Herbaceous, with almost a
hidden fruity note
: Pale yellow
Juniper berry oil has various
chemical compounds that include Borneol, Terpinenol, Myrcene, Monoterpenes,
pinene, sabinene, limonene, cymene, thujene and camphene.
: It is extracted by steam distillation of
Juniper acts on the urinary, respiratory, nervous and digestive systems as
an antiseptic. It works like a Supportive, restoring and a great nerve
tonic. Cleans the atmosphere of the surroundings and also proves to be good
oil for meditation. It has great effect in the brain as supportive,
restoring and a great nervine tonic. It cleans the atmosphere of the
surroundings. Good oil for meditation. Popular oil in weightloss and detox
blends, because it is diuretic, and considered purifying and clearing. It
effects on the body include the possible uses against cellulitis, gout,
hemorrhoids, obesity, rheumatism and toxin build-up.
It is primarily used in the treatment of urinary tract infections such as
cystitis and urethritis. Juniper is very potent as a diuretic and may cause
the urine to smell like violets. It helps clear acid wastes from the body,
promoting the excretion of uric acid at the kidney. Juniper tea or tincture
is warming to the digestive tract and can help stimulate weak digestion.
Both the tea and tincture can be used for upset stomachs and to relieve
flatulence. It may also be used for relief of menstrual cramps, chronic skin
conditions like eczema and psoriasis.It is popular oil in weight loss and
detox blends because it is diuretic and considered purifying and clearing.
Cosmetic and Toiletries:
Juniper berry is very popular ingredient in masculine, outdoor-type
perfumes and after shaves due to its spiced woody smell that is ideal for
use in aftershave and other men's products.
Juniper is still used as a purification incense in Tibet and in some North
American indigenous cultures. The oil is also employed in the personal care
industry as a fragrance component in soaps, detergents, cosmetics, and spicy
perfumes. It is also added in the floral waters. Each of these floral waters
can be added to a bath, added to the manufacturing process in place of
normal water, used as a deodorant, facial spritzers, room sprays, linen
sprays and for direct application to the skin, as a cooling agent, in
saunas, in hair care applications, as a fragrance or for massage. Its tonic
and warming scent brings temporary relief to tired and aching legs. It is
therefore used as a
Burners and vaporizers
In vapor therapy juniper oil can be used for the treatment of addictions,
nervous tension, hangovers, over-indulgence of food and to stimulate the
nervous system and bolster the spirit in challenging situations.
Blended massage oil or in the bath
Juniper oil can be used as a blended massage oil or diluted in the bath,
for colic in adults, arthritis, cellulite, nervous tension, cystitis, pain
in passing urine, gout, hangover, swollen joints, liver problems, muscle
fatigue and overweight.
Lotions and creams:
When used in a base cream or lotion, juniper oil can be useful for an oily
skin and acne, as well as weeping eczema, dermatitis, blocked pores,
psoriasis and other inflammatory skin ailments.
Juniper oil can be used diluted on a compress for arthritis, eczema and
Juniperberry is widely used as fragrance oil throughout European countries
and in some South Eastern parts.Fragrance oils are skin safe so they can be
used in skincare, body care, beeswax candles and all other general
cosmetics, also in diffusers, pot potpourri, soaps both cold process and
melt & pour. Fragrance oils are synthetically produced to have the
natural essence fragrance of flowers, spices, scents of many different
things including foods and herbs. The fragrance oils can be used as
atomizers, bathes, body sprays, sprizters, candles, soaps, incense, room
sprays, potpourri and so much more substances.
Juniper is also used extensively in some food products, and to flavor some
alcoholic drinks. The woody and refreshing pure essential oil has a clean
and tangy aroma that many find reminiscent of pine and are extracted from
one or more fruits or vegetables which are concentrated to remove some of
the water naturally found in the fruits and then are used to make juices and
also to flavor beverages