Rosemary - (Rosmarinus Officinalis)
Rosmarinus (meaning 'dew of the sea') is a genus of 3 species of hardy evergreen flowering shrub. Rosemary is one of the best
known and most used of aromatic herbs. Rosemary has been used medicinally for centuries.
The essential oil:
The flowering tops are distilled to produce the best oil. The oil is basically colourless, slightly pale yellow - green.
The smell of the oil is camphory. The principal constituents are borneol (upto 15%), camphene, camphors, cineol lineol and a bitter
Mucolytic, anticatarrhal, expectorant
Powerful Bactericide (golden staphylococcus, white staphylococcus, streptococcus,...)
Skin and Hair Conditioner
Pulmonary infection, bronchitis, ear infections, sinusitis
cystitis and candida
Chronic fatigue, asthenia, physical and intellectual overwork
Dandruff, hair loss
dyspepsia, indigestion, enterocolitis
Pulmonary disease: 5 to 6 drops 3 times a day on the chest and upper back
Add 2 drops to a dose of shampoo or day cream for revitalizing the hair and skin.
5 drops Rosemary EO + 5 drops Eucalyptus EO+ 10 drop Lavender EO. Can also be diffused.
Beware of overdose. Use sparingly.
Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.