Ingredients: 100% pure rosemary essential oil.
INCI name: rosmarinus officinalis oil.
Common Method Of Extraction: steam distillation of the flowering twigs.
Aroma: camphorous and woody – a very penetrating scent.
Note: Top to middle.
Precautions: rosemary oil should not be used during pregnancy and is unsuitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.
This crisp and clean smelling essential oil is great for stimulating the brain, improving memory and mental clarity, while helping with a variety of congested respiratory tract problems, stiff muscles, coldness. It is also used for improving hair and scalp health.
The name is derived from the Latin Rosmarinus or sea dew, as it is rather fond of water. The Egyptians, Hebrews, Greeks and Romans considered the herb as sacred and even in the Middle Ages it was used to ward off evils spirits and used as a protection against the plague. It was burnt in French hospitals during epidemics.
Rosemary oil has a pronounced action on the brain and the central nervous system and is wonderful for clearing the mind and mental awareness, while having excellent brain stimulant properties, as well as improving memory.
It helps with headaches, migraines, neuralgia, mental fatigue and nervous exhaustion and the antiseptic action of rosemary oil is especially suitable for intestinal infections and relieving pain associated with rheumatism, arthritis, muscular pain and gout. It also helps for poor circulation and varicose veins.
On the respiratory system, it is effective for asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, sinus and whooping cough. Because of its astringent action, it is also effective for countering sagging skin. Its stimulating action benefits scalp disorders and encourages hair growth.
On the skin, it helps to ease congestion, puffiness and swelling and can also be used for acne, dermatitis and eczema, but a very popular use of this oil is the use in hair care products, as it has a pronounced positive effect on the health of the hair and scalp. It increases the circulation to the scalp and is therefore also effective for promoting hair growth.
Analytical quality control:
➔ GCMS analysis – Rosemary oil, Tunis