Explaining Essential Oils - Juniper Berry
Explaining Essential Oils
Botanical Name: Juniperus communis
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What is it?
Juniper berry essential oil is cultivated from berries and needles of the Juniperus communis plant and turned into liquid form by steam distillation.
How can I use it?
Juniper Berry has been researched to be an alternative treatment method to manage chronic urinary issues for women. Food grade juniper berry extracts have been shown to be a natural diuretic and can safely minimize discomfort associated with urinary inflammatory conditions.
Archeological reports revealed that Cleopatra VII (69-30 BC), the last Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt used Juniper oil as a holistic treatment. She, being the supreme ruler of Egypt, had access to the best forms of healthcare during that time period. Ancient Egyptian healers used Juniper oil for a myriad of holistic treatments and recorded its effect on the human urinary system thousands of years ago. It contains healing ingredients such as: borneol, camphor and limonene.
What are the benefits?
Juniper Berry oil naturally contains antibacterial and antifungal properties, even against micro-organisms that showed resistance to commonly used antibiotics. It contains healing ingredients such as: borneol, camphor and limonene. Safely applying this oil to wounds or damaged areas of the body can prevent infection and promote healing.
What are the risks?
Only food grade versions of juniper berry essential oil should be taken internally. Do not ingest it without discussing it with your healthcare provider. Never start any holistic modality without first contacting your physician to discuss the risks and benefits.
Where to buy?
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