Organic Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosemary essential oil is extracted from the herb with the botanical name Rosmarinus officinalis.
Many cultures saw the herb as sacred. It was used to find off spirits and as protection against the plague.
What does rosemary essential oil smell like?
A fresh and herbaceous scent.
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Where has rosemary been sourced from?
This particular rosemary oil originates from India.
How is rosemary essential oil extracted?
Rosemary oil is extracted by steam distillation.
This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant.
The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with rosemary essential oil?
Rosemary oil blends well with cedarwood, citronella, geranium, lavender, lemongrass and peppermint.
How can I benefit from rosemary essential oil?
You may have used rosemary as a herb for cooking but your body should thank you if you try the essential oil.
Several compounds in rosemary oil can help to address congestion.
It strengthens the lungs and can be helpful for colds.
The anti-parasitical, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties of rosemary make it a popular choice for room diffusers to control mold and uplift spirits as well as its effectiveness for helping with hair troubles including hair growth and dandruff.
Rosemary has a strong effect on the nervous system.
It is an excellent brain stimulant and will assist in improving the memory.
It may be useful in providing relief with rheumatic pain and tired muscles plus alleviates respiratory conditions, helps to clear headaches and migraines.
Are there precautions I should know about?
Should not be used during pregnancy, or by those with epilsepsy and those who have high blood pressure.