Juniper Berry Essential Oil (India)
Active Ingredient: a-Pinene: 55.4%, Myrcene: 16.75%
Botanical Name: Juniperus communis
Plant Part: Berries
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
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.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid
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.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Clary Sage, Sandalwood, Bergamot, Geranium, Marjoram, Rosemary, Chamomile, and Eucalyptus.
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.
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