Juniper Oil Benefits And Uses

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 14, 2009

JuniperJuniper essential oil is a natural remedy with earthy, refreshing and a little woody pine-like aroma. It is extracted from the berries and needles of juniper tree (Juniperus communis). The main components of this oil include Camphene, Alpha and Beta Penine, Terpinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, Phellandrene, Cineole, Terpineol, and many other complicated, but very useful chemical compounds. Juniper essential oil has been used since the times of Ancient Egypt: in particular, in the Middle Ages this natural remedy helped hundreds of people in Europe to survive severe epidemics of cholera and bubonic plague. Read the rest of this entry »