ROSEMARY - rosmarinus officinalis

Part of Plant Used For Essential Oil - Leaves and flowering tops.
Extraction - Steam distillation.
Scent -
Strong, slightly soapy herbaceous scent, with a touch of camphor about it!
Usage - Bathing, diffuser, inhalation, massage, room spray.
Warning - This is a very, very, very stimulating oil and should be used in small quantities with real caution. Avoid use during Pregnancy, also avoid using if suffering from high blood pressure.
Main Action on Mind/Body
  • Natural Painkiller
  • Stimulates Circulation
  • Aids Digestion
  • Great to Soothe Rheumatic or Muscular Pain
  • Helps Soothe Fluid Retention
Mind - This essential oil will certainly blast you out of any lazy doldrums. It increases the circulation of blood to the brain and nervous system, hence the warning to use with caution. Some studies have shown that it can help improve concentration, alertness and memory. Its a particularly helpful oil if you are under pressure but still need to keep your focus and ward off any fatigue. As it is such an energizing and stimulating oil, it's best to use in the daytime only!
Body - With its natural painkilling properties, it's a fantastic addition to any massage blend for rheumatic or muscular pain. As it stimulates circulation its perfect for those that suffer with cold hands and feet.
Blends well with - Frankincense, Lavender, Petitgrain.