The plant is small bushy shrubs or tree, 3-35 feet in height growing at an altitude ranging from 8800 to 15,400 feet in the Himalayan region . The berries are plucked from the branches of the plant once a year and dried and ground before distillation.
Juniper Berry oil is steam distilled from the berries of this tree.
Mind: It is a good oil for meditation and is mood-uplifting
Body: Juniper leaf oil is used in weight loss and detox blends, because it is diuretic, and considered purifying and clearing
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.