Red Cedar, Juniper essential oil Juniperus communis, J. virginiana
The essential oil of Red Cedar, which is actualy not cedar but juniper (Juniperus virginiana), is native to North America, and distilled from wood chips. The scent instantly takes us back to our childhood, as it smells of sharpened pencils. Caused pencils are being made from Red cedar. Junipers and cedars are often confused, e.g. this juniper is commonly called red cedar (because of its pink wood) or Virginian cedar (because it grows in the state of Virginia); eastern red-cedar, pencil-cedar, red juniper, red-cedar. In aromatherapy it is used as a venotonic. In perfumery, it is classified as a dry woody scent, seen as a base note and, due to its high concentration of cedarwood (~20%)
Common juniper (Juniperus communis) is a common conifer in Lithuanian and European forests. Breathe deeply, lungs full, so that juniper phytoncides - essential oils - penetrate every cell in the body to kill off bad germs, ease breathing and soothe inflammation; the ideal aromatherapy session. Juniper berry pure essential oil is almost colourless, with a sweet, dry woody and resinous scent. Juniper cones are used to distil gin, anyone who has tasted it will easily recognise the scent...
Juniper berry essential oil is described in the pharmacopoeias of various countries and in the European Herbal Monograph
- Excellent aromatherapy quality - tested in the in-house lab, including GC-MS
- Without phthalates, pesticides and other contaminants - does not disrupt endocrine system
- From wild plants
- Air purifier & freshener
- Sauna Rituals
- For children during colds season
- For/after workout
- Perfumery note: top
- Perfumery note: base.
Red Cedar essential oil:
- used as a venotonic in aromatherapy;
- in perfumery, it is classified as a dry woody scent, valued as a base note and due to its high concentration of cedarwood (~20%)
Common juniper is a classic essential oil for European aromatherapy and spa treatments:
- improves blood and lymphatic microcirculation in the skin and is used in toning and detoxifying massages, anti-cellulite treatments;
- relaxing massages and muscle and joint rubs for athletes and those suffering from joint problems;
- use diluted in base oil up to 1-10% depending on the area to be massaged; Use our concentration calculator to calculate concentration.
- Both essential oil and juniper wort are used in sauna treatments;
- in autumn, winter and spring for indoor air purification and inhalation;
- cleanses the environment in more than just the strict sense - it absorbs and neutralises negative energy, helps to get rid of and protect against intrusive angry thoughts and jealousy; it grounds skydivers;
- the juniper's powers are given meaning by the old custom of whipping each member of the family with a juniper sprig on Easter morning: "I am not whipping, the sprig is whipping, and I wish you good health".
- Perfumery: the top note for a cool spicy elegant scent, which is why it is particularly popular in colognes, men's and unisex perfumes.