Juniper is a small shrub that grows at high altitudes in the Himalayan region. In traditional Indian medicine it is used on the skin to relieve rheumatic pain.Juniper essential oil is known for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties and is used to relieve joint and muscle pain such as arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Known as a decongestant, draining, blood microcirculation stimulant, diuretic, it is used for weight loss, problems with haemorrhoids, varicose veins, phlebitis.It is also known to act on digestion and healing of digestive mucous membranes.
- Digestive aid
- Healing of the digestive mucous membranes
- Hepatic stimulant
- Promotes microcirculation: Helps combat varicose veins, phlebitis, haemorrhoids.
- Venous decongestant
- Helps fight joint pain, muscle aches, rheumatism, arthritis, arthritis.
- Helps fight gout crisis
- Helps fight water retention
- Diuretic (diuretic)
- Promotes microcirculation
Synergy with the following oils: pine, wintergreen, lavender, geranium, lemon, rosemary, cypress, lavender
Recommended dosage (according to current European regulations):
- Cooking: 1 to 2 drops per 2 kg or per 2 litres of preparation.
- Dilute in a vegetable oil
Examples of use:
- 15 drops in 20ml of vegetable oil to add to the bath for muscle and joint pain
- 2 drops on a sugar to swallow for indigestion, urinary tract infections.
- 2 drops of essential oil of juniper and the same amount of grapefruit in 10ml of vegetable oil in a massage against cellulite
- 10 drops in 20ml of vegetable oil for massaging painful areas (e.g. arthritis).
- Photosensitising essential oil: Do not expose to the sun after use.
- Wash your hands before and after using essential oils
- Do not use on pregnant women in the first 3 months of pregnancy
- Breastfeeding women: ask your doctor for advice
- Must not be used on babies and children under 7 years of age
- Do not leave essential oil bottles within reach of children.