Juniper Berry Essential Oil Slovenia 100% Pure & Natural

Juniper Berry Essential Oil Slovenia
Juniperus communis L.
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1000 ML/33.81OZ/2.20lbs $ 100.00
5000 ML/169.07OZ/11.00lbs $ 490.00
10000 ML/338.14OZ/22.00lbs $ 990.23
20000 ML/676.28OZ/44,092.45lbs $ 1960.16
25000 ML/845.35OZ/55,115.57lbs $ 2412.11
50000 ML/1,690.70OZ/110.00lbs $ 4722.66
100000 ML/3,381.40OZ/220.00lbs $ 9242.19
180000 ML/6,086.52OZ/396,832.07lbs $ 16453.13

Botanical name  Juniperus communis L.

Family  Cupressaceae

Source  Berries

Origin  Slovenia

Processing Method  Steam Distillation

Color/Consistency  A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma  A middle note with a medium aroma, Juniper Berry has a fresh, rich, balsamic scent reminiscent of pine needles.

Blends With  Eucalyptus, Chamomile, Rosemary, Marjoram, Geranium, Bergamot, Sandalwood and Clary sage.

Product Abstract

Juniper berries are a spice used in a wide variety of culinary dishes and best known for the primary flavor. Juniper is a coniferous evergreen shrub that belongs to the pine family  and is commonly found on heaths and mountains in Europe, North America, and Southwest Asia. Juniper berries Known as a powerful detoxifier and immune system booster. Juniper berries themselves are high in flavonoid and polyphenol antioxidants that have strong free radical scavenging abilities. It is high in flavonoids and antioxidants so it fights against free radical damage.

History

Juniper berries, including Juniperus phoenicea and junipers oxycedrus have been found in ancient Egyptian tombs at multiple sites. J. oxycedrus is not known to grow in Egypt, and neither is juniperus excelsa, which was found along with J. oxycedrus in the tomb of tutankhamun.The berries imported into Egypt may have come from Greece; the Greeks record using juniper berries as a medicine long before mentioning their use in food.

Harvesting/Extraction Information

The berries are green when young, and mature to a purple-black color over about 18 months. The berries are plucked from the branches of the plant once a year, and dried and ground before distillation. They have traditionally been used as an aromatic aid to meditation, and had remedial applications.

Common Usage

  • Prevents Sepsis
  • Fights Arthritis
  • Relieves Cramps
  • Acts as an Astringent
  • Carminative Agent
  • Purifies Blood
  • Promotes Urination
  • Rubefacient
  • Promotes Sweating
  • Acts as a Stimulant
  • Treats Stomach Issues
  • Tonic
  • Speeds Up Healing Process

Caution

It should be avoided during pregnancy and by those who have kidney problems, and it should always be used in low concentrations.

Key constituents

a-Pinene 45.8–49.5%

Manoyl oxide tr–15.8%

b-Phellandrene 03.8–4.9%

(þ)-Limonene tr–3.7%

a-Terpinyl acetate 0–5.4%

b-Myrcene 5.0–1.4%

Isopulegyl acetate 0–2.9%

b-Pinene 01.4–2.7%

a-Terpineol 0.8–2.5%

1-epi-Cubenol 0–2.3%

Linalyl acetate 0–2.0%

d-3-Carene 0–1.7%

Isopulegol tr–1.6%

Terpinen-4-ol tr–1.4%

Elemol 0–01.1%

b-Caryophyllene 0.6–1.0%

Safety summary
Hazards  Skin sensitization if oxidized.
Cautions Old or oxidized oils should be avoided.

Our safety advice
Because of its high a-pinene content we recommend that oxidation of Juniperus communis L oil is avoided by storage in a dark, airtight container in a refrigerator. The addition of an antioxidant to preparations containing it is recommended.

Organ-specific effects
Adverse skin reactions Undiluted Juniperus communis L oil was moderately irritating to rabbits; tested at 1% on 25 volunteers it was neither irritating nor sensitizing. No phototoxic effects were produced in mice or swine. Autoxidation products of a-pinene can cause skin sensitization.

Systemic effects
Acute toxicity  Phoenician juniper oil acute oral LD50 in rats >5 g/kg; acute dermal LD50 in rabbits >5 g/kg.
Carcinogenic/anticarcinogenic potential  No information was found for Juniperus communis L oil, but it contains no known carcinogens.

Comments
Juniperus communis L oil is sometimes confused with savin oil.

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