Origin: The Himalayas of India
EC Number: 283-268-3
Description and usage: Steam distilled from Juniper Berries. It has a pale yellow color and a fresh, rich-balsamic, woody-sweet and pine needle-like odor reminiscent of evergreen oils. Juniper Berry essential oil is credited as being a supportive, restoring, and tonic aid. It is a good oil for meditation. Very popular in weight loss and detox blends because it is diuretic and considered purifying and clearing.
Blends well with: clary sage, sandalwood, bergamot, geranium, marjoram, rosemary, chamomile, eucalyptus.
Interesting facts: The Juniper 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. In traditional Indian medicine, the oil is applied externally to relieve rheumatic pain to counteract alopecia; as a styptic and to wounds.
Warnings: Read the label carefully and follow the instructions for use. For external use only, not for ingestion. Do not use undiluted. Non-toxic, non-irritant. Avoid during pregnancy.
Ingredients: Juniperus communis