BOTANICAL NAME: Rosmarinus officinalis
AROMA: Herbaceous, camphorous, and slightly floral
PLANT PART: Leaves
BLENDS WELL WITH: Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Ginger, Lemon, Orange and Peppermint
Rosemary has a slightly floral, herbaceous aroma can sharpen blurry thinking and increase mental stimulation. Adding a few drops of Spanish Rosemary to your most beloved shampoo or conditioner can restore your hair’s natural luster and shine. For those struggling with hair loss, Rosemary can be amazingly effective at stimulating hair growth.
Rosemary dates back to the Ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks who all considered it sacred. Hippocrates added Rosemary to cooked vegetables to help promote a healthy liver and spleen. It was also widely used to cleanse the air and prevent sickness from spreading. The Queen of Hungary once used Rosemary to treat her goat. It is also included in Hungary Water to restore the function of paralyzed limbs.
Native to the Mediterranean coastline, Rosemary is a shrub that grows up to six feet tall. Its name means “dew, sea” from the Latin words “ros” and “marinus” which refers to Rosemary’s spread along the sea. Only the leaves are put through a steam distillation process to extract Spanish Rosemary essential oil. Several varieties of Rosemary get produced during the process and should be noted by their differences.
100% pure rosemary essential oil contains the following properties:
Place one drop into your hands and rub together, cup over your mouth and nose and breathe in for up to a minute.
Massage 1-2 drops in the area you would like get rid of cellulite once a day.
Rub topically on bottom of feet or stomach to help with digestion.
Rosemary oil has antibacterial and astringent properties in it. Those properties are effective to treat conditions such as bad breath, plaque, gingivitis and cavities. It can be used as a mouth wash.
Massage 1-2 drops of rosemary essential oil over the lower abdomen in a clockwise rotation every hour until you have relief or take in a capsule.
Massaging the scalp helps to stimulate and rejuvenate hair follicles by increasing the blood circulation. Though using any ordinary oil for head massage help to stop hair fall, applying rosemary essential oil doubles the effect. You just need to add a few drops of essential oil into any regular carrier oil and massage your scalp as frequently as you usually do.
Inhale from the bottle or massage into your feet each morning and night.
Take a drop in a capsule and massage into reflex points.
Use Rosemary in a steam inhalation to clear a stuffy nose. Use Rosemary in a steam inhalation to clear a stuffy nose
Use same method as stated for stuffy nose.
Massage 1 drop with a carrier oil to the area of concern.
Massage 1- 2 drops to the chest. Use steam inhalation or gargle with warm water if using 100% pure oil.
Add 1 drop to a carrier oil and massage on temples. You can also add 1 drop to your hands and cup over your nose and inhale.
Apply a few drops in your regular shampoo.
Massage 2 drops to the area of concern.
Massage a few drops with a carrier oil and apply to the chest a few times a day.
Apply 1 drop to the hands and cup over nose inhale deeply for 1 minute.
Diffuse through the air, apply to the soles of the feet or temples.
Use same method as mentioned for concentration.
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Apply topically over the chest near the heart several times a day.
Apply diluted oil over kidneys multiple times a day.
Add a few drops to your regular shampoo.