Juniper

Botanical Name Juniperus communis ssp communis  
Botanical family Cupressaceae 
Origin The Mediterranean basin, Europe 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation 
Plant part Berries 
Note Middle-top 
Appearance limpid mobile liquid 
Color light yellow 
Odor woody, slightly peppery, very pleasant 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Monoterpenes (50–90%): pinene, sabinene
Sesquiterpenes: caryophyllene, germacrene D 
Therapeutic properties  1. Respiratory antiseptic
2. Diuretic
3. Antirheumatic
4. Analgesic
Main therapeutic indications   1. Bronchitis, sinusitis, rhinitis
2. Rheumatism, osteoarthritis
3. Cellulitis, Oedema, lipedema  
4. Minor renal insufficiency
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