Juniper

Juniperis communis
Botanical name: 
Juniperis communis

Warm, strengthening and invigorating

Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.

Properties and applications: 
Topical Circulatory System - muscular aches and pains, stiff muscles, poor circulation
Stimulant, Emotional Tonic - frustration, tiredness, debility, chronic stress-related conditions
Antiseptic, Antimicrobial - bacterial, fungal and viral infections
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Hormone Regulator - irregular periods, pms, menopause, oedema,
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Country of origin: 
Italy, Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia
Part of plant used: 
Ripe berries
Method of extraction: 
Steam distillation
Blends with: 
Woods and florals.
Chemical character: 
Terpene type
Safety information: 
No known contra-indications.
Odour profile: 
Pungent, woody and sweet pine.
Plant description: 
Evergreen tree with cloudy blue berries.
Historical use: 
Used by ancient Greeks to fight infections, popular for combating stress and loss of vitality.

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