Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Juniper berry essential oil is obtained via the steam distillation of theberries of the juniper tree (Juniperus communis). Juniper is an evergreen shrub that is quite common in Europe. The Juniper berries have been used for medicinal purpose since uncient times.
- Supports healthy kidney and urinary tract function
- Acts as a natural skin toner
- Acts as a natural cleansing and detoxifying agent
- Relieves cramps
- Fights arthritis
When diluted with a carrier oil ( such as coconut or jojoba ,sweet almond, or avocado oil ) a drop or two of essential oil can be applied to the skin or added to baths.
The essential oil can also be inhaled after sprinkling a drop of the oil onto a cloth or tissue ( or by using an electric essential oil burner ).