Extraction method: Steam distillation
Parts used: Berries
Chakra Association: Muladhara/Svadisthana (Base/Sacral)
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Fresh, green, fruity, balsamic undernote, piney, bittersweet, woody
Traditional Uses: Insect repellant, air purifier, medicinal
Properties: Anti-bacterial, anticatarrhal, neurotonic, lymphatic, decongestant, detoxicant, analgesic, antimicrobial, antipyretic, antispasmodic, astringent, digestive, diuretic sedative, stomachic
Mental & Emotional Effects: Break through psychological stagnation, purges worry & self absorption, consolidates will-power, restores determination
Benefits: Anxiety, cellulite, colds, cuts, dermatitis, flatulence, fluid retention, hangover, indigestion, lymph congestion, wounds, disinfect & refresh a stale room
Blends well with: Black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, elemi, fir needle, lavender, oak moss, rosemary
Other Interesting Notes: In the Middle Ages juniper was used to relieve headaches and urinary pain. It has many culinary applications and is the main flavoring in gin.
Safety Data: Avoid in liver & kidney disease.
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Appearance: Fluid liquid
Color: Almost colorless to light yellow
Odor: Warm, Spicy, Pungent and characteristic of berries.
Optical Rotation: 42.5
Specific Gravity: 0.871
Refractive Index: 1.473