Juniper berry – Juniperus communis
Used to reduce nervous tension, juniper berry is warming and suitable to use for rheumatic pain; also has potent astringent properties, ideal for using in a blend to reduce cellulite.
Blend with lemongrass and grapefruit to cleanse and release negative energy that has stored up over the winter.
Juniper berry, lemongrass and grapefruit essential oils are available for purchase at the Guelph Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, 7 am – noon.
Mind ~ Reduces nervous tension • Warming
Body ~ Lymphatic system: Helps reduce cellulite • Anti-rheumatic
Suggested uses: Blend with a carrier oil for a massage oil; gently massage into affected areas.
Spirit ~ Crown & Base Chakras • Encourages humility, sacredness, peace & wisdom • Supports becoming a ‘witness’ or observer of one’s life • Cleansing • Encourages service work
Suggested uses: Blend with a carrier oil for a massage oil
• Use to anoint crown and/or base chakras before meditation
• Apply to wrists to help support staying in the ‘here & now’
As always, keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your health-care provider prior to use. If suffering from any health condition, consult your health-care provider before using.