Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Clear appearance with Fresh, piney, bittersweet and woody odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.840 -0.890 @ 20°C|
|:||+5° to +22°|
|:||1.460 -1.484 @ 20°c|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Its oil, obtained from juniper berry, which is said to be the female seed cone produced by several species of junipers. It is generally a cone and not a true berry, with unusually fleshy and merged scales, giving it a berry-like appearance. This berry is particularly used as a spice in European cuisine.
CONSTITUENTS:It constitutes a-phellandrene, a-terpinene, y-terpinene, 1,4-cineole, b-phellandrene, p-cymene, terpinen-4-ol, bornyl acetate, cayophyllene and trace amounts of limonene, camphor, linalool, linalyl acetate, borneol and nerol.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note with a medium aroma, Juniper Berry has a fresh, rich, balsamic scent reminiscent of pine needles.
BLENDS WITH:It can mix well with Juniperus drupacea, Juniperus phoenicea, Juniperus oxycedrus and Juniperus deppeana.
COMMON NAMES:Common juniper, juniper-berry.
USES:This is used as a spice in European cuisine and imparts a sharp, clear flavor to meat dishes.