Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is an evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and a woody aroma. Though best known as a food seasoning, it is one of the most popular aromatic and medicinal plants worldwide.
- Acts as an expectorant when inhaled
- Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties
- Helps prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine, a brain chemical important for thinking, concentration and memory
- Helps androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) by preventing a byproduct of testosterone from attacking hair follicles, which is the cause of this condition
- In folk medicine, rosemary is utilized as a mild pain reliever
- Acts as a mosquito and tick repellent
Combine with a carrier oil to:
- get relief from itching skin
- massage onto the head to promote hair growth
- use as a mosquito and tick repellent
- massage on joints and muscles to help decrease inflammation due to rheumatoid arthritis
Add a few drops to the diffuser of your choice to:
- help relieve throat congestion and give relief from symptoms of allergies, colds and flu
- improve concentration and memory
- relieve stress and anxiety prior to bedtime
Add a few drops:
- to your daily moisturizer to boost skin’s hydration
Rosemary essential oil blends well with most spice and citrus oils, like Basil, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lemongrass, Lime, Orange Peppermint and Tangerine.
WORD OF CAUTION
Always mix Rosemary essential oil with a carrier oil before applying topically. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
Rosemary oil is generally safe, but it can be toxic when taken in very large doses.
As a general rule, pregnant or nursing women should consult their physician before using essential oils.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.