Botanical Name - Juniperus oxycedrus
Also known as - Prickly Juniper and Prickly Cedar
Aroma - Woody, smoky, leather-like aroma
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Wood
Country of Origin - France
Chemical Constituents - delta cadinene, beta caryophyllene, zonarene.
Uses - Antiseptic, soothing and disinfectant. Excellent for skin, hair and scalp health, especially for cuts, dermatitis, spots, eczema, dandruff and hair loss. Mild analgesic properties - traditionally used to ease toothache.
Caution - Not for use in pregnancy. Possibility of skin sensitisation.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association's standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.