Jan 042017

What is Rosemary Oil?



Rosemary essential oil is steam distilled from the flowering tops of the rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), while rosemary extract is extracted from the leaves using supercritical CO2 extraction process.

Rosemary essential oil contains more oil and is therefore more potent as opposed to the rosemary extract, which is mainly used in culinary.

Rosemary, being an evergreen shrub, prefers Mediterranean climate.

Rosemary Oil contains terpines such as camphor, caryophyllene, camphene and pinene, which give Rosemary oil its distinctive strong and woody aroma.


Why use Rosemary Oil?

Rosemary oil is an affordable essential oil, used in culinary and body and skin care products. Due to the terpines chemical constituents, it’s potently antimicrobial, anti-fungal as well as antioxidant. It can be used as a natural preservative, as well as an insect repellent.


Rosemary oil

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Rosemary oil promotes circulation, therefore it’s a widely used massage oil. As it should not be used alone, it’s recommended that Rosemary Oil is diluted in carrier oils such as almond oil, castor oil, jojoba oil or olive oil. Rosemary Oil relieves muscle pain, uplifts the mood, promotes good memory and clarity and aids with respiratory problems. Rosemary oil can be used in an anti-acne treatment products. It also promotes a healthy glow and tones the skin.

Rosemary Oil Face Care


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In cosmetic products, it’s usually found in shampoo, conditioner, soap and perfume, mouthwash and toothpaste.

Rosemary Oil can be mixed with carrier oils, body butters and other essential oils such as basil, chamomile, eucalyptus, frankincense, lavender, lemongrasspeppermint, sage and thyme.

Rosemary Oil should not be used while pregnant, as it can cause miscarriage.


Rosemary oil hair care

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Uses of Rosemary Oil:

  • facial creams and serums targeting acne, dermatitis, eczema
  • shampoo (especially anti-dandruff ones)
  • conditioner
  • soap
  • deodorant
  • bath oil and bath salts
  • scrubs and peelings
  • toothpaste
  • mouthwash
  • perfume
  • natural anti-repellent
  • house cleaning products


Rosemary oil body care

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Rosemary Oil is recommended for:

  • oily and acne prone skin
  • dermatitis, eczema
  • dandruff
  • oily scalp
  • body massage
  • toothache
  • as house cleaner
  • breathing conditions
  • in culinary as a spice

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What are some of your uses of Rosemary Oil?

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