Shrub well known for its blue berries which perfume sauerkraut, the essential oil of juniper extracted from the branches brings beautiful analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic properties. The essential oil extracted from juniper berries will be more specifically anti-lithiasic but also drains the liver and the pancreas.
History of Juniper Essential Oil
It is an evergreen shrub of the cypress family that is easily found on dry soils, moors, in the plains and at altitudes up to 3,000 m. Its reddish-brown trunk bears branches with sharp leaves, which end in sharp points.
The green berries ripen in 2 years to take on their dark blue color. They have been used since antiquity as a sudorific, depurative, digestive, diuretic and urinary antiseptic, and against gout.
Properties of juniper essential oil
The properties of juniper essential oil are explained by the presence of active compounds originally present in the berries of Juniperus communis.
Diuretic, fluid regulator
The richness of the oil in alpha-pinene and terpinen-4-ol facilitates the drainage of the urinary and biliary tracts, as well as the excretion of water.
Juniper essential oil contains a large amount of monoterpenes (myrcene, sabinene, pinenes, widdrene) capable of combating rheumatic and neuralgia pain such as sciatica.
For the well-being
A general tonic and stimulant
Thanks to its richness in monoterpenes, juniper essential oil is a general tonic and stimulant for the body. This property is explained by the stimulation of the adrenal cortex.
Indications of juniper essential oil
Juniper oil has multiple indications thanks to the many properties described above.
Muscle and joint pain
The analgesic properties of the oil allow it to be recommended for people with pain of various origins: body aches, arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatism.
Kidney and urinary disorders
Juniper essential oil is a renal purifier and can therefore be indicated to treat renal lithiasis and urinary tract infections.
The depurative properties of the oil mean that it is also used as a cure for poisoning and digestive disorders.
It also has anti-fatigue properties that make it useful in case of fatigue or viral or bacterial infection (chickenpox, scarlet fever, measles, whooping cough, etc.)
Some skin problems
As juniper oil is draining, it can be used to treat various skin disorders: acne, various dermatoses and dermatitis (skin inflammation), skin infections (furuncle, impetigo, mycosis, shingles, paronychia), skin oily, dull skin and tired, bruised feet, etc.
For the well-being
In diffusion, thanks to an essential oil diffuser, the oil can help to find sleep and calm thanks to its relaxing and sedative properties.
-Anguish and anxiety
-Psychic shock (mourning, etc.)
-Latent depression: in olfaction
-Physical and mental fatigue
-Changing moods (cyclothymia)
-Nervousness and inner restlessness
Uses of Juniper Essential Oil
Juniper essential oil can be used in very different ways for a wide spectrum of conditions and symptoms. Nevertheless, in case of doubt, it is recommended to contact a professional in order to collect personalized and secure information, adapted to your medical situation, your profile and your age.
Cutaneous application, massage
For all skin problems, dilute 1 drop of essential oil with at least 4 drops of vegetable oil, then apply and massage the affected area.
For pain: dilute with vegetable oil and massage the affected part.
Aches: dilute with vegetable oil and massage the affected part.
Arthritis, osteoarthritis: dilute with vegetable oil and massage the affected part.
Rheumatism: dilute with vegetable oil and massage the part concerned.
To stimulate the immune system: dilute with vegetable oil and massage the back and soles of the feet.
For fatigue: dilute with vegetable oil and massage along the spine.
In case of infections: dilute with a vegetable oil and massage the back and the soles of the feet.
For kidney disorders: dilute with vegetable oil and massage the back (at the level of the kidneys).
Feet (tired, bruised, etc.): in a footbath.
For skin disorders: dilute with vegetable oil and apply to the affected parts.
Dull, mature, oily skin: dilute with vegetable oil or cream
Renal lithiasis: dilute with vegetable oil, massage the back (at the level of the kidneys)
Urinary infections: dilute with vegetable oil and massage the back (at the level of the kidneys)
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