Juniperus essential oil

 

Juniperus communis

 

 

Juniper is a small coniferous tree, covered with sharply spiked needles. It bears fleshy green fruit with the characteristic, star-shaped feature. The mature berries darken to a purple or blue-black color.

The oil is obtained by traditional distillation: slow extraction of the oil through steam, in dedicated equipment.

The main components of this oil are a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, y-terpinene, 1,4-cineole, b-phellandrene, p-cymene, terpinen-4-ol, bornyl acetate and cayophyllene.

 

Uses and benefits of Juniperus Essential Oil

 

Juniperus essential oil has anti-rheumatic, astringent, carminative, depurative, antiseptic, vulnerary and other beneficial properties that contribute to its health-promoting effects. This relaxing oil can help relieve mental and emotional issues, such as anxiety and mental fatigue. The fresh and calming aroma of Juniperus essential oil is widely renowned for relieving stress. When diffused, it can also cleanse and purify the air.

You can use Juniperus essential oil topically to help relieve a wide range of skin and hair problems, such as eczema, acne, psoriasis, hair loss and dandruff.

Internally : Juniperus essential oil is FDA-recognized as safe for consumption (21CFR182.20). It works as a laxative and may help regulate menstrual cycle in women. It may protect against digestive problems like stomach upsets, intestinal fermentation and colitis. It also helps with fluid retention, prevents cellulite formation, improves blood circulation, which is essential in removing toxins like uric acid from the body.

 

Examples of application :

Vapor therapy : use a burner or vaporizer to diffuse the oil, which helps relieve emotional issues, such as addiction, nervous tension and hangovers.

Massage oil or added to bath water : this works well for pain relief, such as for arthritis, pain in passing urine, swollen joints, gout and muscle fatigue.

Add to lotions and creams : try this for skin-related problems, such as oily skin, acne, dermatitis, psoriasis and weeping eczema.

Use in a compress : ideal for eczema, arthritis and general infections.

It may help experience relief from hemorrhoids : simply add drops to hot bath for 20 minutes.

 

Our product is 100% Natural, GMO-free, preservative-free, not tested on animals.

 

Cultivated, harvested and distillated in Provence

 

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