Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Juniperus communis
Country of Origin: Morocco, Hungary
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Berries
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Sharp green, woody conifer scent
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Chamomile Roman, Coriander Seed, Cypress, Fir Needle, Frankincense Frereana, Grapefruit Pink, Laurel Leaf, Blood Orange and Black Pepper.
Cautions: None known.
Add 2 drops of Juniper Berry, two drops of cypress, and 2 drops of Roman chamomile in a carrier oil to apply to areas of soreness after a workout.
If you spend long hours on your feet, a refreshing footbath with 1/2 cup Epsom salts, 1 teaspoon carrier oil, 15 drops juniper berry and 15 drops spearmint oils will feel amazing. Mix the essential oils into the carrier oil and stir; add to the Epsom salts and mix thoroughly into the water in the foot basin.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.