Aroma:Peppery, turpentine-like, balsamic and warm, smoky, fresh and woody, reminiscent of evergreen oils.
Latin Name:Juniperus communis
Country of Origin:Croatia
Cultivation Method:Harvested from Wild Growing Plants
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Aromatherapy Properties:Supportive, restoring and a great nerve tonic. Cleans the atmosphere of the surroundings. Good oil for meditation. Popular oil in weightloss and detox blends, because it is diuretic and considered purifying and clearing. Folk tradition says it is great for hangover.
Suggested Use:Use a few drops in a diffuser to freshen the aroma climate of your home. Sniff directly from the bottle to curb appetite.
Add 9 drops of Aromaland's Toning, Theratone, or Theraclear Blends (which contain Juniper Berry) to 1oz. of unscented body care to help with toning treatments; add to shower gel and gently brush the areas you want to firm before rinsing, or add to lotion or massage oil for a stimulating massage.
History:Popular ingredient in masculine, outdoor-type perfumes and after shaves.
Specific Safety Information:Avoid during pregnancy, with babies or acute urinary tract disease. GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) approved by the FDA as food flavor.