Description: The plant is small bushy shrubs or tree, 3-35 feet in height growing at an altitude ranging from 8800 to 15,400 feet in the Himalayan region . The berries are plucked from the branches of the plant once a year and dried and ground before distillation.
Common Uses: Juniper Berry Essential Oil is credited as being a supportive, restoring, and a tonic aid. It is excellent for meditation and is a popular oil in weight loss and detoxification blends, because of its diuretic properties. It is also considered purifying and clearing for the mind.
Blends well with: Patchouli, Cypress, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Orange, Lavender, Lemongrass, Lemon, Lime and Rosemary.
Aromatic Scent: Juniper Berry Essential Oil has a fresh, rich-balsamic, woody-sweet and pine needle-like odor reminiscent of evergreen oils.
History: In traditional Indian medicine, the oil is applied externally to relieve rheumatic pain to counteract alopecia; as a styptic and to wounds.
Cautions: Juniper Berry Essential Oil is non-irritating and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.