Juniper Berry (Croatia)
Commonly used for — Juniper is often used in astringent for oily skin and is a great antiseptic. Wonderful addition to body wraps, lymphatic drainage work. Great to help ‘clean out the tissues, known as a great purification oil for physical, emotional and spiritual. Used as a diuretic, and helpful in urinary conditions. (Caddy)
Aroma – Fresh, woody scent.
Energetics – warm, dries, stimulating
Latin Name — Juniperus communis
Country of Origin — Croatia
Cultivation method — Organic
Extraction method — Steam distillation from fruit/berries
Aroma — Fresh, woody
Cautions — Non toxic, non irritating, non sensitizing to most individuals when used in appropriate dilutions. Contraindicated in pregnancy, kidneys disease.
Recipe – Flush it out
- 4 drops juniper
- 4 drops grapefruit
- 2 drops cypress
- 4 drops bay laurel
Use this blend for dry brushing on stagnant puffy tissue, use in body wraps, stimulating massage, lymphatic drainage techniques.