Juniper Berry Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Juniperus communis
Plant Part Used:  Fruit (ripe)                         
Country of Origin:  Macedonia, Croatia, India          
Method of Extraction:  Steam Distilled   
Aroma:  sweet, woody, fruity                             
Color:  Clear to pale yellow
Note:   Top-middle
Contraindications:  Although non-toxic, use with care when this oil is oxidized.  Some sources say care should also be used if you are pregnant or have kidney disease. However, this may be in reference to Juniperus sabina which is a different species of juniper.

Spiritual Support

  • encourages inner vision
  • humility
  • enlightenment
  • strength
  • uplifting

Anointing points

  • Center of forehead
  • Crown of head
  • Buttock
  • Lower abdomen
  • Solar plexus
  • Pulse points

Biblical References

Juniper oil is not found in the Bible but the wood of the juniper tree has been used in the building of sacred space, and use in sacred ceremonies, because of its purifying characteristics.

The Old Testament has many references to the strength of juniper and a good choice for living.

There the birds make their nests;
    the stork has its home in the junipers.

Psalm 104:17 (NIV)

“Flee, save your lives! And be like the juniper in the wilderness.

Jeremiah 48:6 (NKJV)

“The glory of Lebanon will come to you,
    the juniper, the fir and the cypress together,
to adorn my sanctuary;
    and I will glorify the place for my feet.

Isaiah 60:13 (NIV)

Energetic/Emotional Benefits

  • Releases old thoughts
  • Deepens trust of your inner voice
  • Protects from negativity

Therapeutic Benefits

Juniper essential oil has a variety of benefits that can assist with a holistic lifestyle. The following are only a few notable benefits:

  • Analgesic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antifungal
  • Antimicrobial
  • Antioxidant
  • Anstringent
  • Decongestant

Blends well with

Information Disclaimer

The essential oil information provided on the website is for educational and informational purposes only. Safety and research information is provided when available, and not given as a substitution for medical advice or treatment. If you are experiencing an illness, please contact a medical professional.