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Juniper Wood( Junipers communis) (cut) - Albania

Juniper Wood( Junipers communis) (cut) - Albania
Item# IRO67
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Product Description

Juniper Wood (cut) - Juniperus communis - from Albania. Juniper creates a warm, sweet fragrance that strengthens, heals, and cleanses.

In Tibetan medicine, people use juniper to prevent and treat cancer. Throughout the Himalayan region, juniper is considered to be a sacred tree and is burned in rituals during many ceremonies. Juniper is burned each morning to increase mental awareness.

Juniper is considered by many cultures to be a scared powerful tree that can recharge the energies of both indoor and outdoor spaces.

Family: Cupressaceae

Synonyms: none known

Origin: scattered across the entire Northern Hemisphere

Parts Used: wood, tips, dried berries

Aroma Description: warm, woody-sweet, balsamic, pine-needle like notes

Emotional Attributes: strengthening, cleansing/purifying

Cosmetic Uses: Perfumery, aromatherapy

Culinary Uses: used to flavor gin, beer, liqueurs, and meats.

Medicinal Attributes: antiseptic and diuretic, improves digestion, gas and colic, reduces inflammation, and stimulates the uterus. Used to treat kidney inflammation, rheumatism, arthritis, and neuralgia.

*Warning: Avoid during pregnancy or in cases of present kidney disease or kidney infection*

Element Association: Fire

Magical Associations: protection, healing

Astrological Association: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Planetary Association: Sun

Season: Summer

Aromatic Note: Wood=Base note, Tips & Berries=Base to Middle

Essential Oil: Yes, the berries are steam distilled to extract their essential oils. The wood is too, but the oil is much more rare in the marketplace. A Juniper berry resinoid is also made using hydrocarbon solvents. It's sometimes offered as "Juniper berry Concrete." Threatened Species Alert: Status: "Lower Risk, Least Concern." The 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species now includes this species. See Cropwatch and IUCN.

*Warning: Avoid during pregnancy or in cases of present kidney disease or kidney infection*

Mixes Well With: bay laurel, benzoin, borneol camphor, burgundy pitch, cedar-red, chamomile, elemi, labdanum, lavender, lemon balm, mastic, oakmoss, opoponax, pine needles, pine resin, sage-white, sage-desert, sandalwood, tolu balsam, etc. Medical Disclaimer: Information on this web site is for entertainment purposes only. This information is NOT intended as medical advice or for use as diagnosis or treatment of a health problem or as a substitute for consulting a licensed medical professional.

Per ounce/28 grams $3.65
Per 4 ounces/112 grams $13.75
Per 1/2 pound/224 grams $26.25
Per pound/448 grams $49.00