Juniper is said to clean the atmosphere of a room with its woody scent, and assist with meditation. It is an antiseptic, antiviral, antispasmodic, diuretic, astringent, a tonic and detoxifier. Juniper is used in cases of edema, diabetes, arthritis.
Physically, it is a diuretic and is often included in detoxifying blends. It is an essential component of any detoxifying blend. Juniper oil is used for treating gout, since it expels uric acid from the body.
WARNING: Avoid during pregnancy. Avoid if kidney disease and acute bladder/kidney infections are present.