Aroma: Strong, herbaceous, fresh, and camphoraceous
Latin Name: Salvia rosmarinus, Rosmarinus officinalis
Country of Origin: Spain
Cultivation Method: Harvested from wild growing plants
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Whole plant
Color: Clear to slightly pale orange
Perfumery Note: Top
Consistency: Thin liquid
Aromatherapy Properties: Refreshing, awakening, and mind-clearing
Suggested Use: Rosemary is a great scent to help improve concentration. Blend it with awakening aromas like lemon, peppermint, or pine to help boost brain power. It has also been used to help open breathing.
Some people believe rosemary and sage aromas can cleanse and purify the bad energy in a room. In cleaning, this scent offers deodorizing benefits.
It may also help deter biting bugs.
Topically, rosemary is very popular in skin and hair care products, and can stimulate vitality and growth. It can also help with muscle stiffness. Properly dilute rosemary with topical use to 2%. This equals about 10 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil such as sweet almond or coconut oil.
History: Rosemary was used as a folk remedny during the Middle Ages to drive away evil spirits.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Properly dilute with topical use. Avoid rosemary essential oil with pregnant or breastfeeding women and young children. Avoid near the faces of children due to 1,8-cineole content. Some essential oils may be contraindicated with certain medical conditions. Ask your Doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.