The Uses and Benefits of Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Do you suffer from anxiety, nervousness, or mental exhaustion? Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Believe it or not, there is a powerful essential oil that can help with this and much more, and it’s 100% natural without the harmful side effects of medications or prescription sleep aids. Juniper Berry Essential Oil is extracted from Juniper berries, and it can be used to improve emotional health and support a healthy body.
Benefits of Juniper Berry Essential Oil
Juniper berry essential oil works as a natural cleansing and detoxifying agent that can benefit problematic skin areas and support healthy kidney and urinary function. However, this oil is not just to promote physical health. It also has many emotional and mental health benefits and may even help you get a better night’s rest.
Juniper berry essential oil can have a supportive and encouraging effect on people and has been known to reduce emotional stress. This natural anxiety remedy is one of the most effective essential oils for helping people navigate their fears and heal inner trauma. Many people find its calming and relaxation benefits work well to help children relieve their fears and overcome nightmares.
How to Use Juniper Berry Essential Oil
It is important to note that when applying to skin, you need to dilute with water or a carrier oil. Carrier oils help prepare the skin for the essential oil to alleviate any possible discomfort. There are a variety of carrier oils to choose from. We recommend fractionated coconut oil because coconut oil can provide a variety of additional benefits for the skin and mixes well with juniper berry oil.
Here are some other simple recipes that are easy to make at home and can be used to get the most benefits out of juniper berry essential oil:
- Face wash – Add 10 drops of the essential oil to 1 tablespoon of liquid soap and 1 tablespoon of witch hazel, topping with distilled water. You can add one or two drops to fractionated coconut oil and apply directly to problematic areas of the skin.
- Stress Reliever – Add juniper berry essential oil to a diffuser in your home or office to reduce tension and alleviate stress. You can also add juniper berry oil to a carrier oil, apply directly to the palms, and inhale the scent during times of stress for a quick pick-me-up.
- Muscle Pain Relief – Add juniper berry essential oil, peppermint, ginger, and Roman chamomile to fractionated coconut oil to make a massage oil to use on sore or stressed muscles.
Juniper berry essential oil not only helps improve physical health, but it’s aromatic uses can work wonders for mental and emotional health as well. This makes it the ideal oil to keep on hand throughout the year. Our juniper berry essential oil is 100% pure, natural, and therapeutic grade with no additives or dilution, which means that we use the best natural ingredients to maximize the benefits.