Rosemary is there for remembrance’ is a comforting note that encourages many
master minds and for those to be. Rosemary 4947_15-Best-Benefits-Of-Rosemary-Oil-For-Skin-Hair-And-HealthVerbenone is a refreshing, invigorating oil that’s known as the “rose of the sea.” Gentler and more suited to skin care than rosemary officialis, this pure elixir is said to regenerate delicate tissues while infusing the heart with joy.
Rosemary has been used for its culinary, medicinal and magical properties since time immemorial. Bouquets of rosemary were found in Egyptian tombs dating as far back as the First Dynasty (c. 3100 BC), where it was used in incense for worshipping their deities. To the Romans who believed rosemary symbolised stability, rosemary was sacred and frequently used to decorate statues of their gods around the household.
Rosemary has long been recognised as a symbol of remembrance. Not only was it reputed to strengthen the memory, but it also held special significance to lovers who used it in poppets (cloth dolls) to attract partners and brides would wear a crown of rosemary in wedding ceremonies. At funerals it would be placed on the coffin as a sign of remembrance and can still be seen in use today at funerals where mourners wear a sprig of rosemary.

Tradicional historical uses of Rosemary herb and its essential oil

The healing values of Rosemary are evident through its use in various medicinal systems ranging from the Stone Age to this contemporary epoch.
*The Traditional Chinese Medicine used Rosemary oil to treat baldness and headache.
*Rosemary essential oil was used as a proven remedy for jaundice in the 13th century and was used in the preparation of Queen of Hungary water for healing the 72 years old Queen’s rheumatism and helped her regain her beauty.
*The antiseptic and antibacterial properties of this oil made its use compelling in the ancient African medicinal system for handling skin problems like allergies, eczema, wounds, burns and other skin infections, also insect bites and stings were.
*The Roman students wore Rosemary garlands while studying and at the time of their examinations to help them remember without any difficulties.
*The results of an ethno pharmacological study evidenced the traditional use of Rosemary in Morocco for dealing with diabetes, gastrointestinal problems and hypertension.

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The dried herb has been used in poultice as an effective post-circumcision remedy along with olive oil in Tunisia.

*Ayurveda, the oldest of all healing sciences makes use of Rosemary essential oil for improving memory power and thinking skills. Ayurveda adores nature’s innate beauty and trusts human beings to be a vital part of nature. The imbalance of any one of these doshas is said to cause illnesses indicating that the body is out of poise with nature.
Rosemary essential oil as a rich herbaceous oil with drying and heating energies and can effectively reduce excess vata and kapha while treating pitta deficiency.
*Relished as a natural flavoring agent in a variety of Mediterranean cuisines, the fresh and dried leaves of Rosemary herb is a known natural medicine in the European countries. These leaves have also been approved by Germany’s Commission E for treating dyspepsia and the essential oil extracted from this herb for handling poor blood circulation and joint problems.
The most popular use of Rosemary essential oil is its advent in the field of clinical aromatherapy,  as a part of the Western herbal medicine to address emotional conditions, improve attentiveness, reduce wrinkles naturally, promote skin health and support a healthy lifestyle.

What is is Rosemary essential oil?

Rosemary is a well known herb native to the Mediterranean region, abundantly growing wild in Spain, France, Corsica, Italy, Sardinia, all states of the former Yugoslavia, Russia, Turkey, the Middle East, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and others. Rosemary essential oil is extracted steam distillation of the flowering tops of the evergreen and leaves, yields a pale straw or colourless essential oil with a unique fresh, herbaceous and slightly spicy aroma with woody, resinous and balsamic backnotes.
The odor character of Rosemary oil varies according to where the plants grow (the altitude and climate), what plant parts are distilled, and whether the plant material is fresh or dried when distilled.
Three principal chemotypes of rosemary oil are available in the essential oil market; 1,8 cineole, camphor-borneol and verbenone.
According to the Gas chromatography report, Rosemary oil constitutes of 8 major chemical components that contribute to its unique fragrance, therapeutic properties and quality.
The designation of chemotypes (ct) of an essential oil is necessary when distinctly different chemical compositions of the same species are produced, and due to their different compositions, these oils can be applied to varying purposes.

Rosemary (Verbenone) essential oil in aromatherapy

Further to its universally recognised efficacy when treating muscle, joint, circulatoryAyurvedic-Supplements and respiratory conditions, rosemary essential oil shows surprising versatility.
It can be used to treat a wide range of other conditions such as arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, candida, catarrh, cellulite, colds, colitis, dandruff, hair loss, headache, hypotension, poor memory, muscular aches and pains, nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, rheumatism, sciatica, sinusitis, sprains, stress.
Our ancestors believed that rosemary herb promoted youthfulness and used it as a preservative, and modern research has shown that rosemary essential oil does indeed exhibit potent anti-oxidant, antimicrobial and preservative properties which further increase its versatility. This has led to rosemary essential oil being used increasingly in skin care creams and lotions, and more recently as a natural preservative for food.
The same invigorating and energising properties that rosemary oil brings to the body are delivered equally effectively on the emotional system. Inhaling its aroma can be like a ray of sunshine bringing hope and strength to those who have become disheartened and lost their self-worth, or lethargic and unable to deal with recent adversity. Rosemary really is a surprisingly versatile essential oil.

The well-known health benefits of Rosemary essential oil are

Excellent tonic for hair and skin:
*Rosemary essential oil is an excellent tonic, stimulant, calmative and relaxant.
It is known to ease stress, enhance blood circulation, nourish and cleanse the scalp, stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth naturally.
Regular massaging of the scalp with 2 to 3 drops of Rosemary essential oil blended with Almond oil can help in strengthening the roots, reduce premature graying, control loss of hair and lessen dandruff.
*Rosemary oil is also a trusted moisturizer that foster scalp health while treating flaky and dry scalp. When used in combination with Sage oil, this oil is said to control the build-up of excess oil. For all these special factors, Rosemary essential oil is used in plenty of shampoos, conditioners and other hair care formulas.
*The essential of Rosemary is a brilliant energizer for treating skin problems and its brilliance lies in its effectiveness of controlling the excessive production of sebum, which is responsible for acne, pimples and black heads.
2 drops of Rosemary essential oil added with 3 drops of Orange essential oil have been proved effective in treating cellulite, the most annoying skin problem especially in post-pubertal females.
*This oil is known to relieve swelling, congestion and puffiness. Used as massage oil or bath oil, Rosemary essential oil can aid in the treatment of eczema, acne, stretch marks, skin eruptions, scars, wrinkles and dermatitis.
Augments memory and cognitive performance:
This instinctive fragrance has been medicinally associated with memory and overalldownload (8) health since the primeval times. Dr. Mark Moss in one of his studies proved that “the presence of the chemical compound 1, 8-cineole boosts the chemical brain systems behind cognitive performance when absorbed into the bloodstream of healthy adults.”
Memory impairments that affect day to day living and acts as a cause of concern for prospective memory can be handled easily with Rosemary herb.
Adding 2 to 3 drops of Rosemary essential oil to burners, vaporizers, diffusers or to your handkerchief can aid in stimulating the functions of the brain, encouraging clarity of thought, enhancing memory power, granting mental awareness and strengthening the central nervous system.
Next time when you prepare for your examination, add 2 drops of Rosemary essential oil to any of the above mentioned things and 2 drops to your handkerchief on the day of your examination, the invigorating aroma of Rosemary essential oil helps in remembering all that you’ve studied with encompassing your atmosphere with the same fragrance.
Antidepressant and positive feelings:
Rosemary essential oil is not only known to boost the brain power but is also recognized for instilling positive feelings. The stimulating and anti-depressant properties of this oil checks stress related disorders, nervous exhaustion, depression, fear, fatigue and anxiety.

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When added to your warm bathing water, Rosemary oil acts as a classic relaxant and treats physical weariness, wards off lethargic attitude, backs up mood fluctuations and help increase productivity.

ou can also go for a quick meditation of just 5 minutes every morning with the intense aroma of Rosemary essential oil around you to calm your mind, enliven your spiritual power and free your mind from all kinds of mental qualms.
It is good to have in every home:
Rosemary essential oil as one of the standard inhalations for treating respiratory disorders, sinusitis and gall bladder problems.
With remarkable therapeutic properties like analgesic,cephalic, cardiac, emmenagogue, diuretic, hypertensive, stimulant, tonic, rubefacient, astringent, cholagogue,  rosemary essential oil can heal a number of illnesses including dental problems, respiratory disorders, pain, inflammation, urinary problems, gastrointestinal troubles and weak immune system.
2 drops of Rosemary essential oil added to a warm cup of water as a gargle can help you keep away from bad breath, plaque, weak gums and other oral problems. This is due to the antimicrobial activity of this oil that fights against Gram-positive bacteria, Gram-negative bacteria, fungi and other micro organisms.
Adding 2 to 3 drops of this oil in vapor therapy or in warm bath can assist you in treating sinusitis, headaches, migraine pain, cough, bronchitis, mucus congestion and common cold.
Blending few drops of Rosemary essential oil (and mix with pine, frankinsence) with soothing carrier oils like Sesame oil or Coconut oil can support in dealing with rheumatic pain, arthritis, muscular spasms, menstrual cramps, back pain, constipation and stiff neck.
Massaging with this reviving essential oil promotes blood circulation, treats blocked505825242_875 menstruation, boosts immune power and supports overall health condition.
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Rosemary blends very easily with most essential oils, and particularly well with basil, cedar atlas and virginian, frankincense, geranium, lavender, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, thyme, sage, sandalwood and all citrus and spice oils.

Rosemary essential oil is widely used in perfumery.
Parfumery Note: Middle.


Due to the variable quantity of naturally-occurring camphor in this essential oil it is wise to avoid using it during pregnancy, or for those suffering from epilepsy or high blood-pressure.
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