Juniper was a popular plant for the ancient Greeks and Romans. The latter used cade oil, obtained by heating the wood of the juniper: it was used in particular to wash the dead.
In Antiquity and in the Middle Ages, juniper was used as a panacea, its fumigations were known to be disinfectants (especially used in the streets to combat epidemics of plague and cholera) and “juniper wine” had diuretic properties.
Appearance: Fluid liquid
Odor: Citrus, fresh, fruity
Distilled parts: Twigs
Country of origin: Nepal
Lymphotonic and phlebotonic, venous and lymphatic decongestant
Atmospheric antiseptic, antiviral
Anti-inflammatory and analgesic
Circulatory disorders, fluid retention, cellulite
Virus, epidemic, convalescence
Cough, ENT disorders*
Atmospheric diffusion (essential oil diffuser): disinfection of the ambient air
Diluted in a vegetable oil (20% EO) for anti-cellulite massage
In winter, associated with the HE of saro (mandravasarotra) to repel viruses and stimulate immunity, in atmospheric diffusion.
In summer to soothe heavy legs, dilute Himalayan juniper EO with patchouli EO in macadamia HV (20% EO max), and apply in massage from bottom to top .
Associated with the crown chakra, purple color.
Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food use possible. Do not use pure on the skin.
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