Juniper Berry supports natural cleansing and detoxifying. It is tonic on body function and fortifying for immunity.
It is also useful in treatments for joint mobility. It has a clear, slightly woody aroma that complements peace and composure and can be employed to help raise confidence and counter nervous tension. Juniper also has antiseptic and astringent properties that make it useful for skin care and acne treatments.
Blends well with: Lavender True, Chamomile German and Wintergreen.
Joint Function - To support natural joint action and healthy mobility, add 5-8 drops to Castor oil (preferably) or Olive oil and apply to the joint. Wrap in a cloth and cover with glad wrap. Leave overnight. Alternatively add 5 drops to the bath and soak for 15 minutes. Repeat every night for 10-21 days, than take a break for 10 days and repeat if required.
Detox - Add 5 drops to a diffuser or bath to support the body's natural detox and immune processes, especially following illness. Enhance further with 7 drops Cypress and 10 drops Lemon. Repeat every other day for a month.
Digestion - To aid healthy digestion, blend 3 drops Juniper Berry and 3 drops Sandalwood and add to a hot bath or a compress to the abdomen. Repeat as required.
Calming - Add 5 drops to a diffuser to help create an atmosphere of composure and calm. Fortify both fragrance and effect with 10 drops Lavender True and 5 drops Cedarwood Atlas.
Traditional & Historical Information:
Superior Juniper oil is distilled from the berries of the evergreen shrub native to the Northern Hemisphere. It has a long history of medicinal use for urinary infections, respiratory complaints and joint problems. It is reported to include antiseptic, diuretic, detoxifying, purifying, and tonic properties. The fresh, woody, slightly sweet aroma of Juniper has been said to evoke feelings of love, health and peace. Known as the tree of life in Europe, the Juniper is associated with calm and strength.
Not recommended during pregnancy. Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Safe used as directed. If ingested, drink milk and seek advice. Avoid eyes: flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Juniperus communis, berry, distilled, certified organic, France.