Juniper oil is an essential oil that is extracted from the berries of the juniper tree. According to WebMD, juniper oil is used to treat a variety of health conditions.Know More
Juniper oil is used to treat digestive issues, including bloating, gas, heartburn, upset stomach and loss of appetite, although WebMD states there is insufficient evidence to prove that the product is effective as a treatment for any of these conditions. There is also insufficient evidence that juniper oil treats urinary tract infections, kidney stones or skin wounds.
Many cosmetics and soaps include juniper oil for its fragrance. Some foods and beverages also contain juniper oil, which adds flavor.Learn more about Vitamins & Supplements
A carrier oil is also known as a base oil and it is used to dilute essential oil for massage. Essential oil is too strong to be applied directly to the skin, so a carrier oil is used for safety.Full Answer >
According to NewHealthGuide.org, coconut oil, lemon essential oil and castor oil can all be used to re-grow hair. Hairloss-research.org also suggests using emu oil for hair re-growth. For each of these oils, there is a different recommended application process.Full Answer >
Hempseed oil benefits people by preventing coronary heart disease, lowering cholesterol and providing antioxidants, according to Medical News Today. Hemp oil is rich in vitamins and minerals and is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids and unsaturated fats.Full Answer >
WebMD lists flaxseed oil as a good source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, lignans and fiber. Studies have suggested that flaxseed can protect against certain cancers. The World's Healthiest Foods does not recommend using flaxseed oil as a cooking oil because it oxidizes quickly, instead suggesting it be added to food after the cooking process.Full Answer >