Antiseptic for the skin.
Juniper purifies pores, reduces the formation of acne and eczema.
Juniper essential oil has astringent properties, useful for oily skin prone to acne, stimulates skin circulation and also helps fight cellulite.
Juniper has many virtues: it is stomachic and chewing its berries facilitates digestion, it is a natural antiseptic for the urinary and respiratory tracts (useful for the treatment of kidney stones, to sedate coughs or as an expectorant) and has anti-rheumatic properties, in fact, juniper essential oil is often used for massages. Massaging the body with juniper oil helps to relax contracted muscles, prevent cramps and tone connective tissues.
In folk medicine, juniper is used internally to treat inflammation of the lower urinary tract, gout and arteriosclerosis; in addition to being used as a remedy to regularise the menstrual cycle and reduce pain associated with menstruation.