Juniper oil is distilled from the berries. It has a fresh, pine-needle aroma. Believed to be magical, juniper was used to avert and protect one from evil. Some traditional uses: to energize and relieve exhaustion, ease inflammation and spasms, for improving mental clarity and memory, purifying the body, to lessen fluid retention, for disinfecting. Juniper Berry should be avoided during pregnancy or if you have kidney disease. Emotional profile: for guilt, unworthiness, discontentment, abusive experiences, empathy, defensive behavior. Blends with: vetiver, sandalwood, cedarwood, cypress, clary sage, pine, lavender, rosemary, and geranium.
Adding a little Juniperberry to your massage oil can help to reduce cellulite.