A slow growing evergreen tree that grows in a fairly continuous belt running approximately from the central part of Virginia through North Carolina and the northern edge of South Carolina into Tennessee, central Ketucky and northern Alabama. The essential oil is obtained via steam distillation of the wood.
- Nervous system : has a sedative effect and is useful for conditions associated with chronic anxiety and nervous tension.
- Respiratory system : recommended for catarrhal conditions, coughs and chronic bronchitis.
- Urinary system : useful for cystitis and urinary tract infections.
- Skin care : due to its astringent and antiseptic properties, it is recommended in hair and skin care to improve oily skin, acne, dandruff and seborrhoea of the scalp.
How to use:
For massage : Mix 3 to 4 drops of essential oils with 3 tablespoonful of carrier oil.
For bath : Drip about 6 to 8 drops of essential oils into bathtub filled with warm water and add 2 tablespoonful of carrier oil.
For vaporisation : Add 6 to 8 drops of essential oils into a tea-light candle burner or electric burner. For tea-light candle burner, do add water.
Caution : Do not use during pregnancy.
Ingredients: Juniperus virginiana
Country of Origin: USA
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Size: 10ml, 30ml or 100ml