Juniper Berries, Juniperas communis, were burnt in French hospitals and used by Native Americans to clear the air. Fragrant juniper berries create a cool and refreshing bath that is good for tired, aching feet and muscles.
Juniper berries have antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties help fight against acne and breakouts. They also help balance skin oil production which can help with skin and scalp ailments such as acne and dandruff.
Juniper berries help soothe and calm irritated and inflamed skin. They also have astringent properties which work to deeply cleanse pores of oil, dirt, bacteria, and other compounds. These also ensure that skin cells and pores are tightened and strengthened which can improve the overall appearance skin.
Massage oil infused with juniper berries is excellent for toning the skin and refreshing the mind.