Juniperberry oil is extracted by steam distillation of the berries. Juniper is found in Europe, south-western Asia and North America. It is also grown in India. It is used in many industries, as well as to flavor alcoholic beverages like gin. Juniperberry oil disinfects air and helps cure kidney stones, inflammation, urinary tract infections, acne, eczema, skin diseases, dandruff and enlargement of prostate gland, it promotes and improves blood circulation, helps in removal of toxins from the body, helps in removal of excess gas from intestine, increases frequency and volume of urination, relaxes muscle cramps and helps cure spasmodic cholera, protects wounds from becoming septic, helps cure toothaches and stops hair loss, helps overcome fatigue and depression.
Juniperberry oil is antiseptic, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, depurative, diuretic, rubefacient, sudorific, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vulnerary, anti-microbial and carminative.