The Juniper Essential Oil is extracted through steam distillation of the powdered fruits, wood, and needles of juniper, or Juniperus Communis.
Main Components of the Juniper Essential Oil
The oil consists of Nerol, Borneol, Linalyl Acetate, Linalool, Camphor, Limonene, Caryophyllene, Bornyl Acetate, Terpineol, Para Cymene, Beta Phellandrene, Cineole, Gamma Terpinene, Alpha Terpinene, Alpha Phellandrene, Myrcene, Sabinene, Beta Pinene, Camphene, and Alpha Pinene.
Juniper Essential Oil’s Benefits and Uses
It is used as an ingredient in many alcoholic beverages such as gin.
The oil is an antiseptic, which means it can treat wounds easily and can be used in injuries. It has been used all over the world in the past for injuries obtained from wars or sports. It is also used in wounds obtained during childbirth. It is also effective in protecting the wounds from getting infections or getting tetanus.
The oil promotes blood circulation, which means it can prevent accumulation of toxins in the boy, and can relieve swelling.
The juniper essential oil is an astringent, which means it can help cure toothaches, prevent hair loss, and strengthens the gums.
The oil can be used to cure diarrhea.
Hemorrhaging can be prevented by the oil as it can cause the blood vessels to contract.
The Juniper oil is a natural diuretic, meaning it can promote urination. It increases the amount and frequency of urine, which means that it can get rid of excess toxins in your body.
The oil has a stimulating effect that can prevent depression and dizziness. It increases the activity of the brain and neurons.
It can disinfect the air.
Pregnant women should consult a doctor first before using the juniper oil.
Those with kidney problems should consult a health care professional first before using the juniper essential oil.