Rosemary – Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosemary for remembrance. It was customary to lay branches of rosemary on the coffin at funerals.
Strong, clear, penetrating, camphoraceous and herbaceous aroma
Blends Well With
Most oils but particularly basil, cedarwood, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, orange and peppermint
Rosemary is a stimulant. A few drops in the bath are helpful after an illness as a pick-me-up and tonic. It is useful as a muscle ease for tired, stiff and overworked muscles. The odour is warm, penetrating and stimulating – great after sports activities, especially when combined with Lavender and Marjoram.
Rosemary essential oil stimulates cell renewal. It improves dry or mature skin, eases lines and wrinkles, and heals burns and wounds. It can also clear acne, blemishes or dull dry skin by fighting bacteria and regulating oil secretions. It improves circulation and can reduce the appearance of broken capillaries and varicose veins. Rosemary essential oil is traditionally used in skin and hair care. Good toner. Rejuvenating to skin. Rinse for dark hair and hair in poor condition. Restores colour to dark hair and helps combat dandruff with a dry scalp. Strong antiseptic and also an insect repellent especially for lice.
- In a diffuser, helps mental clarity and revives poor memory. Useful oil to smell during exams, and good for that Monday morning feeling.
- Diluted to 2% or less as a massage oil or in the bath it stimulates cell renewal, improves dry or mature skin, eases lines and wrinkles, and heals burns and wounds. It improves circulation and can reduce the appearance of broken capillaries and varicose veins
Helps to overcome mental fatigue and sluggishness by stimulating and strengthening the entire nervous system. It enhances mental clarity while aiding alertness and concentration. Rosemary oil can help you cope with stressful conditions and see things from a clearer perspective
- Avoid if epileptic.
- Avoid if suffering from high blood pressure
- Rosemary contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicylate, may cause a reaction in people who are allergic to aspirin.
1,8-Cineole, Borneol, Camphene, Verbenone, α–Pinene, Bornyl Acetate, Linalool, Camphene, ß-Caryophyllene, α-Terpineol, p-Cymene, ar-Curcumene, 1-Nonanol, Terpinen-4-ol
- Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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