Rosemary essential oil is derived from the leaves and flowering tops of the rosemary plant. This fragrant oil has been used for centuries for its medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic purposes. Rosemary oil is rich in compounds such as camphor, cineole, and pinene, which give it its distinctive scent and potential health benefits.
Scientific Name / Botanical name: Salvia rosmarinus / Rosmarinus officinalis
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Leaves and flowers/buds
Odor strength: Medium - Strong
Aroma: Fresh, sweet, herbaceous and slightly medicinal
It serves as a natural pain reliever, offering relief from headaches and the discomfort associated with conditions like arthritis and rheumatism. It helps soothe aching muscles and provides a sense of comfort.
Focus and Memory Booster
The aroma of rosemary essential oil has been shown to promote focus and improve memory retention. Inhaling its invigorating scent can enhance mental clarity, concentration, and overall cognitive performance.
Hair Growth Stimulator
It is well known for its ability to promote hair growth and improve hair health. It helps stimulate the scalp, increase blood circulation, and nourish the hair follicles, resulting in stronger, thicker, and healthier hair.
By promoting increased blood circulation, rosemary essential oil supports a healthy cardiovascular system. This improved circulation benefits the body by supplying oxygen and nutrients to various organs and tissues.
It possesses natural disinfectant properties, making it an effective and safe option for cleaning and purifying surfaces.
Ways to use
When used in a massage oil, it helps reduce pain in muscles and joints
Blend few drops of Rosemarry essential oil and peppermint essential oil with a suitable carrier oil ( 4 to 5 drops of essential oil for every tablespoon of carrier oil)
Rub on tender muscles and aching joints
When diffused it promotes relaxation, boosts alertness and improves memory
Add a few drops of Rosemary oil to a diffuser filled with water ( 4 to 5 drops of essential oil for every 100 ml of water)
Switch on the diffuser
Relax and enjoy the uplifting scent
Reduces hair loss, promotes hair growth and prevents dandruff & itchy scalp
Mix 5-6 drops of Rosemarry oil, small teaspoon of castoroil and 2 tablespoons of a suitable carrier oil like Coconut, Olive or Jojoba oil
Massage the mixture on to hair and scalp with fingers
Leave it on for 30-60 mins
Wash off with a mild shampoo or herbal hair wash powder
Recommended Essential Oil Blends:
Blends well with most spice and citrus oils
Recommended Carrier oils:
- Avoid contact with eyes, nose, and sensitive areas.
- Never apply essential oils to the skin or scalp directly. It is highly recommended to dilute the oil using a carrier oil to avoid skin irritation.
- Never intake essential oils orally.
- Do a patch test before topical use to make sure there are no allergic reactions to any essential oil.
- If you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication; consult a physician before use.
- Keep away from pets and children