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Juniper Needle Essential Oil

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100% Pure Juniper Needle Essential Oil

Botanical Name: juniperus communis

Juniper is a favorite in holiday blends, with its evergreen notes.

This oil is a stimulant, making it perfect for diffusion to help whenever you're feeling blue, fatigued, or dizzy. It has strengthening and cleansing properties that help to remove negative thoughts often involved with loneliness, sadness, guilt, insecurity, and grief.

Uses of Juniper Needle Essential Oil
  • Juniper is a favorite for use in household cleaners.
  • Diffuse by itself or in a blend.
  • Make it a part of your insect spray.
  • Great when mixed with bath salts. Try Juniper Needle and Lavender Essential Oils in equal parts to scent your bath.
This oil is sourced from

India

History and Background

Juniper Needle is known throughout history as an essential oil that protects health, both physical and emotional.

In the Middle Ages, the Juniper plant was believed to help keep witches away. For years in France, hospitals burned Juniper and Rosemary together to help protect patients from the bacteria and infections always present.

Juniper is used to flavor alcoholic beverages like gin.

Physical Description

Juniper Needle is watery and colorless to slightly greenish-yellow in color.

Aromatic Description

Its aroma is fresh, piney, balsamic, bittersweet, woody, hot, turpentine-like and earthy.

Biological Makeup and Components

Monoterpenes: alpha pinene, myrcene, sabinene with limonene, cymene, thujene, cadinene, camphene, juniperine; isoborneol, terpenic alcohol and terpineol, borneol

Extraction Technique

steam distillation of fresh needles.

Information for Aromatherapists

Juniper Needle Essential Oil is a middle note and blends well with Bergamot, Birch, Cypress, Grapefruit and other citrus oils, Geranium, Rosemary, Lavender, Vetiver, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Galbanum, Elemi, Clary Sage, Lavender, Lavandin and Benzoin.

Our Juniper Needle essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers or carrier oils.

Cautions
  • Usually non-irritant but some do react slightly.
  • Do not use during pregnancy, stimulates uterine muscle.
  • Not to be used by individuals with kidney disease due to nophrotoxic (damaging to kidneys) effect.
  • This oil is often adulterated with turpentine; be careful of your source.
  • Use in low concentrations.
  • Do not apply undiluted to the skin.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using essential oils.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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