The essential oil extracted from the berries of the evergreen Bulgarian Juniper has warm, woody, fresh, pine aroma and strong uplifting and strengthening effect. It is known to detoxify and purify the body and is used extensively in aromatherapy and many skin- and body-care formulations.
Skincare/Cosmetic use: detoxifying, clearing, antiseptic, astringent, stimulating, tonic/acne, cellulite, oily, congested skin, hair loss/ balding
Perfumery: middle note/fresh, piney, bittersweet, woody.
Blends well with: Clary Sage, Pine, Lavender, Sandalwood, Rosemary, Oakmoss, Geranium, and all citrus oils
Therapeutic use: Antiseptic, antitoxic, astringent, anti-spasmodic, depurative, emmenagogue, nervine, parasiticide, sedative, tonic, vulmerary, purifying, detoxifying/colds/flu, urinary infections, respiratory problems, gastro-intestinal infections, pre-menstrual bloating.
Therapeutic use: analgesic, anti-anemic, antibiotic, antidepressant anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, calmative, carminative, digestive, febrifuge, hepatic, hypnotic, nerve sedative, stomachic, tonic/ arthritis, boils, burns, chilblains, colic, cuts, wounds, dermatitis, dyspepsia, earache, eczema, headache, indigestion, inflammations, insect bites, insomnia, muscular pain, nausea, nervous tension, pain relief, rashes, rheumatism, sprains, toothache
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