Scientific Name: Juniperous communis
Country of Origin: India
Synonyms: Common juniper
Plant Family: Cupressaceae
Plant Parts Used: Bush/Berries
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Water-white or pale yellow mobile liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Middle
Aroma: Clear, refreshing and slightly woody
Main Constituents: Monoterpenes: pinene, myrcene, sabinene with limonene, cymene, terpinene, thujene and camphene among others.
Blends With: Benzoin, Bergamot, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Orange, Lemongrass, Lime, Melissa, Rosemary and Sandalwood.
Safety Precautions: Non-sensitizing, maybe slightly irritating, generally non-toxic. Does stimulate the uterine muscle (abortifacient) and must be avoided during pregnancy as well as by those with kidney disease.