Rosemary Essential Oil (Morocco)
ROSEMARY Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis
α-Pinene: 8 to 14 %
Camphene: 6 to 14 %
1,8-Cineole: 40 to 53 %
Camphor: ~ 10 %
Plant Part: Herb
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, Rosemary has a fresh, strong, woody and herbal scent.
Rosemary oil is extracted from the leaves of the plant. This oil is very popular essential oil that gives a wide variety of health benefits and this is because of its antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-parasitic, antitumor, antidepressant, digestive, cardio-tonic, and detoxicant properties. In addition, this oil is frequently used in aromatherapy.
About Rosemary: The botanical name of this flower is Rosmarinus officinalis. This plant can grow up to 4 feet, which is originated in Asia and just recently introduced in Yugoslavia, Tunisia and France.
Rosemary oil: The oil is obtained from the leaves of the rosemary plant. This oil is oftentimes used as bath oil. It blends well with other essential oils like lavender, geranium, lemongrass, peppermint, and citronella.
- Rosemary is one of the most valuable and invigorating essential oils for health. In TCM it is an excellent tonic for the body's yang energy promoting the circulation of Qi and blood.
- Energetically, the 1,8 cineole and borneol chemotypes are considered warm and dry (more yang), while in contrast, the verbenone chemotype is classified as cool and dry.
- Psychologically, Rosemary can renew enthusiasm and bolster self confidence. It is associated astrologically with the Sun, our symbol of vitality and individuality, and warms the Spirit and makes it bold. It imparts positivity, confidence and concentration.
- Rosemary is considered a psychic protector; use it in the morning before exposing oneself to outside influences.
- It is associated with the 6th Chakra, or Third Eye Chakra and is helpful when clarity of mind is needed.
- Rosemary is associated chiefly with the Fire Element (Heart), yet also acts on all five Elements as one of nature's GENERAL tonics.
- direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
- The aroma of Rosemary oil is warm and stimulating, and is used to strengthen mental awareness. It has a long reputation for helping memory, not only by stimulating the mind but also by increasing blood flow. Although Rosemary is known as a brain booster, the verbenone chemotype is less mentally stimulating and can be used in the evening.
- Inhale for its psychological and respiratory benefits.
- massage, compress, bath, ointment, skincare
- For centuries Rosemary oil has been used for troubled skin and for improving hair growth, perhaps due to its regenerative properties. It can also be an excellent antiseptic.
- Include in hair and SKIN CARE formulas by diluting into a carrier oil such as Rosehip Seed Oil (for regeneration) or Hazelnut Oil (for blemished skin).
- The warming qualities of Rosemary assist in the temporary alleviation of painful, swollen joints when used in compresses, baths, or in massage blends.
- Our Rosemary has a wonderful depth of aroma, not sharp or medicinal, but bright, uplifting and almost sweet. It is pleasant to use in any aromatherapy formula, particularly where aroma is of a primary concern in addition to therapeutic action. This Rosemary essential oil has a bright pine and eucalyptus-like menthol top note, a slightly sweet, orange-like middle note and undertones of light wildflower honey and cedar shavings.
- The differing chemotypes can be characterized by their aromas: champhor-boreol is strong and very camphoraceous, verbenone is gentle, and 1,8 cineole is fresh and reminiscent of eucalyptus.
- Rosemary essential oil blends well with: Eucalyptus radiata, Basil, Peppermint and Pine oils.
- Generally non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction. This 1,8 cineole chemotype is lower in ketones than the verbenone chemo-type and may be considered safer.
- Avoid during pregnancy or breast feeding or on children younger than 2 years. Not recommended for use by people with high blood pressure, epilepsy, or history of seizures.
- Non-toxic and non-irritant in prescribed doses. Due to its highly stimulating nature, not suitable for individual with epilepsy or high blood pressure.
**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.
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