Botanical name: Juniperus communis
Extraction: steam distilled
Part distilled: ripe fruit and leaves
Aroma: fresh, piney, bittersweet and woody
Country of origin: Nepal
Traditional uses: analgesic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, antispasmodic, antiarthritic, astringent, diuretic, bladder and kidney stimulant, general stimulant, regulates digestive system.
Skin: acne, hair loss, oily skin, blocked pores, wounds, skin tonic.
Muscular/Skeletal: rheumatism, arthritis, sciatica.
Digestive: aids detoxification from over indulgence food, alcohol, stimulates digestion; eases sour or upset stomach; colitis ( inflammatory,spasmodic), intestinal fermentations.
Genito-Urinary/ Reproductive: induces menstruation, eases menstrual pains, leucorrhea, cystitis.
Nervous Brain/ Mind: anxiety, nervous tension, stress, poor memory, clears the mind.
Blends well with: patchouli, cypress, fennel, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, orange, lavender, lemongrass, lemon, lime and rosemary.
Satety data: Sensitising, may be slightly irritating, non-toxic. Due to its possible nephrotoxic effect, it should not be used by those with kidney disease. Avoid in pregnancy.
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
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