Juniper Berry Essential Oil


ORIGIN Bosnia and Herzegovina SCIENTIFIC NAME Juniperus communis PARTS USED Berries EXTRACTION METHOD Steam distilled NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle AROMA Fresh, green, fruity, balsamic undertone OVERVIEW Juniper has been used to purify the air, and as an insect repellant. BLENDS WELL WITH Black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, elemi, fir needle, lavender, oakmoss, rosemary HERBAL MISCELLANY Juniper berries have many culinary applications. They are the main flavor ingredient in gin. There are also used to flavor meats and sauces, and they make a wonderful addition to sauerkraut. PRECAUTIONS Oil Specific: Avoid in kidney or liver disease and while pregnant. General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier. For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.