Rosemary Ct Cineole Essential Oil
Rosemary essential oil has a strong, fresh, camphorous yet herby aroma. Rosemary is a versatile essential oil. It is cleansing, calming and balancing. It can be used to maintain a clear circulatory system and as a tonic.
How to use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in a cool, dark place.
|Compass plant, R. coronarium
|Distillation of the flowering tops
|Europe, Mediterranean ( Spain)
|A common European herb, this bushy plant has spiky leaves and prefers stony, well-drained soil conditions. There are many different strains of rosemary and care should be taken when procuring the essential oil.
|A very pale yellow oil with a strong, fresh, camphorous yet herby smell with slight minty overtones.
|Used in ancient times to protect against evil spirits and the plague. Could also be used for digestion and beauty preparations for the hair.
Blends well with
|Other members of the Lamiaceae family, lemon, rose otto.
Cautions and comments
|Usually regarded as having no contra-indications, although general opinion is that it must be used in sensible aromatherapy dilutions. Rosemary has been used for centuries as a mental stimulant, and some scholars now say that using one drop of the essential oil every day on the wrists will help prevent senility.
Main chemical constituents
|Monoterpenes (<37%), oxides (<55%).