Juniper berry has always played a very important role in fighting many contagious diseases, for example plague in the 15th and 16th centuries. It has a fresh, woody scent which can refresh the mind, clear the atmosphere and can fight positive energy. It can be used in a bath or in a massage.
Beauty: Oily skin and hair. Acne, congested pores. Hair loss, dandruff. After shave.
Body: Detox, cellulite, water retention. Muscle pains, rheumatism.
Mind and spirit: Stress, weakness. Sentimental and intellectual exhaustion. Jet lag.
Use: For detoxification, cellulite and localized fat: Massage the area using 5 drops of juniper essential oil and 10ml of almond oil. For retention of fluids, cellulite, arthritis and rheumatism: Add 6 drops of juniper essential oil to your bathwater, or alternatively 5 drops along with 3 drops of grapefruit essential oil. For freshening and purifying the air: Add 6 drops of juniper essential oil, or alternatively 3 drops along with 3 drops of eucalyptus essential oil to your air diffuser. Massage for aching muscles and joints: Add 40 drops of juniper essential oil to 100ml of almond oil and massage gently. For oily hair: Add 35 drops of juniper essential oil to 100ml of jojoba oil and massage the scalp. Use as a household cleaner: Add 10 drops of juniper essential oil per 100ml of water to clean exposed surfaces, kitchen and bathroom.