Juniper Oil

(BANM, rINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Borókaolaj; Enbärsolja; Enebro, aceite esencial de; Essence de Genièvre; Genièvre, huile essentielle de; Iuniperi aetheroleum; Jalovcová silice; Juniper Berry Oil; Juniperi Aetheroleum; Juniperi Etheroleum; Kadagiu vaisiu eterinis aliejus; Katajanmarjaöljy; Oleum Juniperi; Wacholderöl.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Juniper Oil). The essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the ripe, non-fermented berry cones of Juniperus communis. A suitable antoxidant may be added. A mobile, colourless to yellowish liquid with a characteristic odour. Store in well-filled airtight containers at a temperature not exceeding 25°. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Juniper oil has been used as a carminative and as an ingredient of herbal remedies for urinary-tract disorders and muscle and joint pain. It is also used in aromatherapy. Prolonged use may cause gastrointestinal irritation and there may be a risk of renal damage from high doses.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Caprisana†; Leukona-Stoffwechsel-Bad†; Roleca Wacholder. Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Medinat PMT-Eze†; Austria: Berggeist; Belg.: Olbas; Braz.: Solvobil; Ger.: Dolo-cyl; Kneipp Rheumabad; Nierentee 2000†; Nieroxin N†; Olbas; Ital.: Flodolor; Otosan Natural Ear Drops†; Pol.: Analgol; Olbas; Pinimentol; Pulmonil; S.Afr.: Oleum Salviae Comp; Spain: Emolytar; Polytar; Switz.: Bain antirhumatismal†; FrixoDragon Vert†; Huile Po-Ho A. Vogel; Liberol Baby N; Olbas; Pinimenthol Baby†; Spagyrom; Ziegella; UK: Diuretabs; HealthAid Boldo-Plus; Olbas; Olbas for Children; Sciargo; St Johnswort Compound; Watershed.
Published May 08, 2019.