Mountain Rose Herbs

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Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosmarinus officinalis Origin: Spain

Rosemary Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Rosmarinus officinalis

Chemotype

Cineole

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Flowering tops

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Strong, fresh, camphor-like and with a woody-balsamic undertone

Largest Producing Countries

Spain, France, and Tunisia

Traditional Use

Best known for its aid in memory and hair loss. It is also considered a symbol of love, and the sprigs have been traditionally used in wedding ceremonies.

Properties

Analgesic, antiarthritic, antibacterial, antioxidant, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, carminative, cholagogue, cordial, decongestant, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hepatic, hypertensive, nervine, restorative, rubefacient, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific, tonic, vermifuge, vulnerary

Blends Well With

Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, cinnamon, citronella, clary sage, elemi, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, litsea cubeba, mandarin, marjoram, niaouli, oregano, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, ravensara, tea tree, thyme

Of Interest

Rosmarinus is Latin for dew (ros) of the sea (marinus).

Safety Data

Avoid in epilepsy, hypertension, and while pregnant. Avoid with homeopathics.

Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.