Juniper berry oil is a clear mobile oil having a fresh, yet warm, rich balsamic, woody-sweet and pine needle like odor.
Juniper was commonly burnt as a fumigant and ritual incense by the ancient Greeks to combat epidemics. The Tibetans and Native Americans used Juniper for ceremonial purposes.
The fresh clean scent of Juniper is associated with purification, which is why it has been used since ancient times for spiritual purification, driving out negative influences.
Juniperberry oil is used as a fragrance component in soaps, detergents, creams, lotions and perfumes.
Juniper berries are used for making gin.
The energetic qualities of juniper are warming and stimulating yang energy.
EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
Do not use undiluted on the skin.
Keep away from children & pets.
Store away from heat & light.
Do not use during pregnancy or those with kidney disease.
(It must be remembered that this refers to internal use of herbal extracts of juniper berries)
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