Rosemary is a fragrant and evergreen herb that is indigenous of the Mediterranean region. The herb produces needle-shaped flowers that are blue, pink or white in colors. The plant comes under the Lamiaceae family. Rosemary is a popular herb that is used widely for flavoring of foods such as bread, meats, in stuffing, etc. Rosemary Essential Oil is derived from the top heads of the flowers through the process of steam distillation. The obtained oil is transparent to light yellow in appearance and has camphor-like fragrance.
|Product Name||:||Rosemary Essential Oil|
|Scientific Name||:||Rosmarinus officinalis|
|Country of Origin||:||Morocco|
|Colour||:||It is colorless to light yellow|
|Odor||:||Camphor like aroma|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|Components||:||Bornyl Acetate, Camphor, Borneol, and Camphene|
|Solubility||:||It is soluble in oils and alcohol|
During World War II, the Rosemary leaves were burnt to purify the air around hospitals. The ancient Greeks and Romans used to wear the oil on their head during the time of study as they believed that it would increase their memory and concentration. The oil was used largely for its incense as well as its culinary properties.
Rosemary Essential Oil can be inhaled as it can help in sharpening the memory as well as keeping the brain active. The oil can also be applied on the scalp if facing hair loss or other hair problems. The oil can be used as bug repellent to keep fleas and mosquitoes away from the house or gardens. Furthermore, the oil can also be used in aromatherapy to reduce stress levels and boosting energy.
Rosemary is a popular culinary herb, but it is also packed with various medicinal benefits that can help in combating various health conditions. Rosemary Essential Oil can be used to alleviate cancer of ovaries, breast, liver, and liver. It can also be used to treat dementia, Alzheimer's, and increase the cortisol levels.
This essential oil can blend with Chamomile, Lemongrass, Citronella, Peppermint, and Eucalyptus.