Juniper Berry Essential Oil Spotlight

Juniper Berry Essential Oil Spotlight

Hope Johnson
4 minute read

Juniper Berry essential oil is very cleansing, purifying, and it makes a wonderful detoxifier. The branches and the berries of the Juniper, a coniferous tree, have been used for healing and spiritual purposes since ancient times.

Juniper Berries have even been found in ancient Egyptian tombs and the Juniper tree is said to be one of the earliest plants on the planet. 

Juniper Berry Essential Oil - Wildcrafted (Juniperus Communis)

Juniper Berry Essential Oil - Wildcrafted (Juniperus Communis)


Botanical Name: Juniperus Communis Plant Part: Juniper Berries Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Country of Origin: Serbia Color/Consistency: Clear color with thin consistency Main Chemical Components: alpha-Pinene (33.84%), Sabinene (8.9%), Limonene (8.57%) … read more

General Information:

Botanical Name: Juniperus Communis

Botanical Family: Cupressaceae

Derived From: Berries of the Juniper Tree

Origin: Hungary

Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled

Aroma: Crisp, woody, sweet, earthy with almost a hidden fruity note

Physical Description: Thin, Clear

Blends with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cypress, Clary Sage, Lemon, Mandarin, Patchouli, Pink Grapefruit, RosemarySandalwood, Scotch Pine, Vetiver

Love Infused: All of the essential oils offered by Miracle Botanicals are love infused. That's because I have a close mental connection with all of the essential oils, and I am devoted to keeping my thoughts aligned with love and protecting the innocence of all beings. 

juniper berry essential oil

Benefits of Juniper Berry Essential Oil:

General Therapeutic Properties: Antiseptic, astringent, antispasmodic, cleanser, detoxifier, digestive stimulant and cleanser, diuretic, stimulant, promotes nerve regeneration, and tonic.

Emotions: Juniper Berry Essential Oil is known to be calming and to help ease stress without acting as a sedative.

Skincare: Juniper Berries are a natural antiseptic, as is the essential oil, and it can be used to help heal acne when used at low dilutions in skincare applications. Juniper oil may also help speed up the healing of scars and prevent wrinkles. Juniper Berry is effective for cellulite, acting as a detoxifier and helping the body release excess fluids.

Physical: Internally, Juniper Berry oil can be taken in very small amounts acting as a diuretic for cystitis and to detoxify the body. It is also very effective to use in Juniper Berry tea mixed with Fennel Seed and Rosemary herb. Juniper Berry Oil is used for problems with obesity, urinary infections, skin problems, arthritis, or gout. To improve memory it can be helpful to inhale the scents of Juniper Berry and Rosemary mixed together. Juniper Berry Oil can also be used for relief from colds, flus, and hemorrhoids.

Spiritual: The Old Testament references the Juniper Tree several times as the broom tree, a variety of Juniper that grows in Palestine. The broom tree was known to cleanse, purify and eliminate what is not true.

Native Americans used juniper berries for medicinal purposes and also burned the berries to cleanse and purify the air.

Juniper Berry Oil is wonderful to use in mediation as it encourages alignment with Divine Will, engenders confidence, and also encourages movement, openness as well as the release of negativity and stagnant energy.

Juniper Berry Oil can be used for protection, cleansing, and purifying your body and mind, as well as your space.

Chakras Affected:

First Chakra: Represents Courage, Passion, and Loyalty. Survival and Support.

Third Chakra: Solar Plexus, allows us to feel our inner strength and personal power.


Physical Berries: The berries are green when young and mature to a deep purple-black color over eighteen months.

Oil: Thin, Clear

Etheric: Violet

Methods of Usage:

For cellulite or arthritis mix together Juniper Berry Oil with Rosemary and Lemon and use in an alcohol rub or skin compress.

Add a few drops of Juniper Berry Oil to a bath for urinary problems, genital warts, itchy vulva, or jock itch.

For skin brushing add five drops of juniper berry oil in one ounce of white vinegar to a loofah or skin brush and massage all over body.

For arthritis or gout make a massage oil with five drops of Juniper Berry to one ounce of olive oil and massage several times daily.

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