Absolute Aromas Juniperberry 10ml
Absolute Aromas Juniperberry is best known for cleansing and encouraging elimination, ideal for beating those morning-after blues and also a good oil for detoxing. Juniper is also a good tonic for the kidneys, it's antibacterial properties can help with urinary problems.
Country of Origin: Croatia.
Plant Family: Cupressaceae.
Method of Extraction: The oil is steam distilled from the berries.
Main Theraputic Properties: Antibacterial, Anticatarrhal, Antirheumatic, Neurotonic, Lymphatic decongestant, Detoxicant.
Contraindications: Non toxic and non irritant in prescribed doses.
Did you know: In the Middle Ages, Juniper was used to relieve headaches and urinary pain.
Oil Appearance: Colourless.
Chakra: Base & Sacral.
Chinese Element: Water (& Metal)
Juniper is a prickly evergreen shrub (or small tree). It grows to a height of up to 12 meters.
Juniperberry has a bittersweet, fresh, astringent aroma. There are two types of oil produced from the Juniper plant. One is the superior quality Juniperberry oil, made from the berries. The other type is often referred to as Juniper oil, an inferior product distilled from the twigs and leaves. Some Juniper oils are produced as a by-product of the fermentation process. Our Juniperberry oil is steam distilled from premier-grade Juniper berries, giving an excellent, high quality oil, ideal for aromatherapy.
The Juniper fruits are widely used for gin production.
Try a vigorous massage with a blend of 2 drops of Juniperberry and 2 drops of Grapefruit in 10ml of Coconut oil. Or add this to an unfragranced shower gel, the same essential oils have a cleansing and refreshing effect.
Also, after any period of indulgence, try making the following body massage oil a New Years resolution: Blend together 30ml of Peach Kernel oil, 4 drops of Juniperberry, 4 drops of Rosemary and 3 drops of Geranium. Apply daily, preferably in the morning.