Progress in Essential Oils

Juniper Berry Oil

Kartnig et al. (1998) compared the range of composition between labdistilled oils and commercial oils of juniper berries. The results of this comparative study are shown in T-1. It is interesting to note that because of a single adulterated juniper berry oil, the oxygenated (flavor-full constituents) terpenoid range is from zero to the more normally encountered levels.

Ranade (2002) reported that juniper berry oil contained the following components:

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