If you’re looking to learn about different essential oils, then you’re in the right place! Read below to find out more about Rosemary essential oil and its many wonders.
Rosmarinus officinalis is steam distilled to produce an essential oil that has an strong, herby, camphoraceous, and refreshing aroma with a woody undertone. This top/middle note oil blends well with Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Citronella, Clary Sage, Elemi, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Litsea Cubeba, Mandarin, Marjoram, Niaouli, Oregano, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Pine, Ravensara, Tea Tree, and Thyme.
It’s time to talk about Rosemary, baby! This essential oil can help a plethora of concerns from achey muscles and joints to germs, that’s why we’ve included it in several of our pre-formulated blends, like Muscle Ice and Protect. Part of the reason why this oil is so beneficial is its stimulating properties. This makes Rosemary particularly renowned for it’s beauty applications. Use in homemade shampoos or hair treatments to promote luscious locks that are thick and shiny—in a good a good way (Hair Healthy Spray is great for easy, on-the-go application). For skin, it can help calm irritated skin and reduce mild acne by acting as an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. This is part of what makes it so beneficial for muscle rubs that are applied to sore muscles!
When a drop is added to your favorite dish, Rosemary can help lower cholesterol due to high levels of antioxidants, as well as minimize constipation, cramps, and bloating (try this delicious Essential Garlic Herb Prime Rib). Or if you’re looking to cut back on alcohol consumption or fight addiction, this oil, along with Basil and Eucalyptus, can help by promoting mental clarity and energy while combatting nausea. Decongest lungs and nasal passageways by adding a few drops of this oil, along with Lemon, to a diffuser for an invigorating boost.
Want to find out more about other essential oils? Check out our Essential Oils A to Z Series, where we’re constantly adding new profiles.