Rosemary oil is extracted from the Rosmarinus officinalis plant of the Labiatae family. The pure and fresh aroma of this essential oil stimulates the brain, strengthens memory and mental clarity while helping with respiratory problems, muscle stiffness, liver, and gallbladder cleansing.
Rosemary oil has a strong refreshing herbal odor and is colorless with a watery viscosity.
Rosemary oil is extracted from the looming peaks of the plant by steam distillation and yields 1.0 – 2.0%.
The main chemical components of rosemary oil are pinhen, borneol, b-pinene, camphor, bornyl acetate, camphén, 1,8-cinnol and lemon.
Rosemary oil should not be used during pregnancy and is not suitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.
The therapeutic properties of Rosemary oil are: analgesic, antidepressant, astringent, gingival, bile, heart, digestive, diuretic, hepatic, warming, stimulant, sweating and toning.
Prosemary oil has a pronounced effect on the brain and the central nervous system. It has excellent qualities like a brain stimulant and improves memory.
Oil also helps with headaches, migraines, neuralgia, mental fatigue and nervous exhaustion. The antiseptic action of rosemary oil is particularly useful in intestinal infections, diarrhea, colitis, dyspepsia, flatulence, liver disorders and relieves pain associated with rheumatism, arthritis, muscle pain and gout. It also helps in arousclerosis, palpitations, poor circulation and varicose veins.
The diuretic properties of rosemary oil are helpful in reducing water retention in the body, regulating menstruation, and helping with obesity and cellulitis.
The oil also affects the respiratory system very well. It works well in asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough and sinusitis.
The oil has a strong clamping action and is effective against the slack of the skin. Stimulates and promotes hair growth.
Applied to the skin, rosemary oil relieves its puffiness, swelling, and blockage. It can be used to treat acne, dermatitis, eczema, etc. Used extensively in hair care products as it has a strong positive effect on the health of the hair and scalp.
- Application for inhalers: In rosemary therapies, rosemary oil is used for overdose, sinusitis, mental and physical fatigue. It stimulates the brain, improves memory, and promotes clear thinking.
- Use in massage oils and bath: Mixed with massage oils and dissolved in the bath, rosemary oil can help with liver, bile, muscle aches, stiff neck, overwork, rheumatism, arthritis, cold, constipation, diarrhea, cough, bronchitis, back pain, sinusitis, mental fatigue and physical fatigue.
- Application in creams and lotions: When added to creams and lotions, rosemary oil helps improve blood circulation and relieve skin.
Shampoo Application: Added in shampoos, the oil increases the blood circulation of the scalp and thus improves hair growth. It acts as a balm and toning agent for hair.