Juniper Essential Oil
The Juniper Tree is a small evergreen with short spiny leaves and blue/black berries. Juniper grows in North America, Northern Europe, and from Siberia to Southwest Asia. The Essential Oil is steam distilled from the blue/black berries.
Juniper Essential Oil has a fresh, pleasing, pine aroma. It is used primarily in men’s fragrances to add a woody note. Claiborne for Men contains Juniper Essential Oil.
Juniper berries are, also, used in making gin.
Ancient Egyptians and Greeks used Juniper Essential Oil to combat epidemics. During the first World War, French hospitals used Juniper Essential Oil in sick wards to combat smallpox.
Juniper Essential Oil contains antiseptic, detoxifying, diuretic, stimulant, and tonic properties.
Following are some recipes you might like to try:
Blend together with 1 ounce Carrier Oil
8 drops Juniper Essential Oil
4 drops Parsley Essential Oil
3 drops Fennel Essential Oil
This blend is useful for…
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