INCI: Juniperus Communis Origin: India Extraction: Steam Material: Berry
Benefits and Uses
• Fights anxiety • Strong antibacterial • Diuretic, astringent • Good cleanser • Great detoxifier
Juniper essential oil is extracted from juniper berries via steam method. The oil smells fresh with warm notes, and is often described as conifer woody with a bittersweet finish.
Origin And Composition
The berries steamed to extract juniper essential oil come from India, and the oil is primarily composed of a-pinene, myrcene, sabinene, and limonene among many others.
With strong antibacterial properties, juniper essential oil is a popular additive in natural household cleaners. As a natural astringent, it can also be dropped into facial moisturizers or cleansers as a combatant to acne.