JUNIPER ESSENTIAL OIL
Juniper, a tall tree which has needles, grows throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Juniper essential oil is produced by this tree’s needles, wood and fruits. It was used as antiseptic in the past, and people treat wounds and injuries with it.
Juniper essential oil is an antispasmodic and antirheumatic. It is amazing with relaxing all kinds of cramps. In regular use with aromatherapy it helps with rheumatism, arthritis, gout, and renal calculi because it increases blood circulation and cleans the body from toxins.
Using 1 to 5 drops of it for massage improves the recovery of muscles and joints and tightens loose muscles and provides the feeling of energized.
It increases sweating levels which makes you feel lighter and healthier, and sweating removes toxins, excess salt and water from the body. It also opens skin pores and prevents acne and other skin diseases such as eczema and dermatitis.
It should be avoided during pregnancy and by those who have kidney problems. Also it should always be used in low concentrations