Juniper - Whole Plant SynergyAroma: refreshing, peppery, sweet/pungent, balsamic, slightly woody.
Planet: Sun / Jupiter
Influence on the mind and emotions: strengthening tonic for the nervous system, especially when feeling emotionally depleted and intellectually fatigued; gently stimulating and revitalizing, especially after social interaction; supportive of the spirit in challenging situations; and excellent for dealing with all aspects of stress.
Key qualities and character: strengthening, protective, purifying, replenishing, renewing, cleansing, and stimulating.
Traditional uses and folklore: to ward off contagious diseases; burned during purification and healing ceremonies; taken to replenish tired spirits; one of the earliest used aromatics: burned as an incense at funerals and for ritual cleansing; used by traditional societies wherever found growing for both medicinal and religious purposes.
Skin care: cleansing detoxifier, astringent, circulatory tonic, rubefacient (increases local capillary circulation), anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, mild analgesic, and toner for all skin problems.
Precautions: avoid during the first trimester of pregnancy, and in the presence of kidney disease.
Ingredients: wildcrafted aromatic hydrosol of Rocky Mountain Juniper (Juniperus scopulum) from New Mexico, certified organic essential oil of Juniper from Nepal, coconut emulsifier, and grapefruit seed extract.
Size: 2 fluid oz. spray bottle