BOTANICAL NAME: Juniperus communis (common)
EXTRACTION: Steam distillation
DESCRIPTION: Juniper is an evergreen tree or shrub that has the largest geographical range of any woody plant found in Europe, North America, and Asia. The colourless essential oil is steam distilled from the berries and contains alpha pinene, myrcene, and sabinene. The aroma is a classic gin note, fresh, sweet, and woodsy.
KEY COMPONENTS: Alpha pinene, myrcene and sabinene