Juniper Berry Essential Oil

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How to use our pure juniper essential oil:

  • Massage oil: 2.5-5% dilution 15-20 drops per 30mL of carrier oil such as fractionated coconut, sunflower, etc.
  • Diffuser: 5-6 drops in water
  • Bath: add 2-12 drops into tsp of a carrier oil. Optionally mix with epsom or Dead Sea salt and add to bath water.
  • Lotion or shampoo: add 15-20 drops per 30mL of unscented base/lotion

Essential oils that blend well with juniper:

  • Bergamot
  • Cedar Wood
  • Eucalyptus
  • Grapefruit
  • Geranium
  • Myrrh
  • Palmerosa
  • Peppermint
  • Tangerine
  • Tea Tree
  • Lavender
  • Lime
  • Lemon
  • Lemongrass

Safety Information - please read before using (Click to expand)

Cautions: Do not use while pregnant. Anti-diabetes drugs and diuretic drugs interact with juniper. May affect blood pressure.

View Essential Oil FAQ, Contraindications, and other information HERE.

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Description

Juniper berry essential oil can range in scent due to variations in distillation and origin. Our juniper berry essential oil has a strong balsamic aroma with sweet pine needle characteristics. In soap, juniper adds a clean, penetrating, evergreen smell.

Species: Juniperus communis L., fam. Cupressaceae
Country of origin: Russia

Additional information

Weight 55 g
Dimensions 2.8 × 2.8 × 6.7 cm

Chemical Components

  • alpha-Pinene (35.05%)
  • Terpinen-4-ol (9.55%)
  • Myrcene (9.40%)
  • Sabinene (5.00%)
  • gamma-Terpinene (3.70%)
  • Limonene (3.70%)
  • alpha-Thujene (2.85%)
  • delta-Cadinene (2.85%)
  • Germacrene D (2.70%)
  • alpha-Terpinene (2.15%)
  • beta-Elemene (1.90%)
  • beta-Caryophyllene (1.90%)
  • beta-Pinene (1.90%)
  • Terpinolene (1.80%)
  • alpha-Humulene (1.70%)
  • para-Cymene (1.25%)
  • alpha-Terpineol (0.90%)
  • beta-Phellandrene (0.70%)
  • alpha-Copaene (0.45%)
  • alpha-Phellandrene (0.40%)
  • alpha-Cubebene (0.40%)
  • Camphene (0.30%)
  • Bornyl acetate (0.30%)

Please note: nature varies, and so will the chemical components in each batch. Please feel free to request a current GC-MS report for this oil.

Scientific Studies

  • Antimycobacterial terpenoids from Juniperus communis L. (Cuppressaceae)
    Andréa Y. Gordiena, Alexander I. Graya, Scott G. Franzblaub, Véronique Seidela
    (Conclusions: The presence of antimycobacterial terpenoids in Juniperus communis aerial parts and roots justifies, to some extent, the ethnomedicinal use of this species as a traditional anti-TB remedy.)
  • Traditional plant treatments for diabetes. Studies in normal and streptozotocin diabetic mice SK Swanston-Flatt, C Day, CJ Bailey, PR Flatt – Diabetologia, 1990 – Springer … Studies in normal … SK Swanston-Flatt 1, C. Day 2 , CJ Bailey 2 and PR Flat( l Biomedical Sciences
  • Antibacterial and antifungal activity of juniper berry oil and its selected components
    N Filipowicz, M Kaminski, J Kurlenda… – … Research, 2003 – researchgate.net Gdan´sk, Poland 4Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland
  • Composition and Antimicrobial Activity of Juniperus Communis L. Physiological Metabolites from Serbia – Authors: Milić Matović, Biljana Bojović, Marina Jušković
  • A study on the in vitro antioxidant activity of juniper (Juniperus communis L.) fruit extracts M Elmastaş, İ Gülçin, Ş Beydemir… – Analytical …, 2006 – Taylor & Francis
  • Inhibitory effect of beta-pinene, alpha-pinene and eugenol on the growth of potential infectious endocarditis causing Gram-positive bacteria AM Leite, EO Lima, EL Souza, MFFM Diniz… – Revista Brasileira de …, 2007 – SciELO Brasi
  • Aspergillus fumigatus Fresenius, an endophytic fungus from Juniperus communis L. Horstmann as a novel source of the anticancer pro-drug deoxypodophyllotoxin S. Kusari, M. Lamshöft andM. Spiteller Article first published online: 17 APR 2009

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