Alligator Juniper Wood Essential Oil (Juniperus deppeana)


Alligator Juniper Wood may also be referred to as Alligator juniper or Checkerbark juniper. It is typically processed in United States: Arizona using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the wood.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Fresh Resinous Rich Warm Woody

  • Common Name(s): Alligator juniper or Checkerbark juniper
  • Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Juniperus
  • Major Compounds: α-pinene
  • Perfumery Note: Base
  • Color: Greenish yellow to yellow
  • Countries of Production: United States: Arizona
  • Indigenous Country: Central & northern Mexico and the southwestern United States
  • Cultivation: Wild Harvested
  • Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
  • Part Typically Used: Wood
  • Shelf Life: Gets better with age
  • Wild Harvested Wild Harvested
  • Vegan Vegan

Essential Details

Benefits & Uses

May be benefitial for addressing the following ailments:

Gynaecological Conditions

Therapeutic Benefits of Alligator Juniper Wood:

Anti-inflammatory Anti-septic Anti-viral Astringent Decongestant

Cautions & Safety

Safety Precautions for Alligator Juniper Wood:

There is no information found within Tisserand & Young’s Essential Oil Safety 2nd Edition regarding the essential oil.

Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities