Juniper Leaf oil has a very fresh, lively, diffusive, balsamic aroma with a defined, warm woody back note; its fine aroma is indicative of great care taken in the distillation process. Juniper is one of the most widely used oils in aromatherapy and Juniper Leaf oil is a perfect ingredient to include in an invigorating massage oil due to its ability to create a sensation of warmth, comfort, and relief.
It's attributes include a strengthening effect on the nerves and psychologically Juniper is said to uplift the spirits during times of low energy, anxiety and weakness. Juniper is a traditional ingredient in Eastern European cabbage and sauerkraut recipes. It is also the characteristic aroma found in gin.
Juniper Leaf/Branch essential oil embodies the stoic and adaptive character of the Juniperus genus in spite of, or perhaps because of, extreme temperatures, punishing winds and poor soil. More than just an aromatic jewel, the life force that we may borrow from this oil represents the epitome of strength and survival in the face of adversity.