Rosemary Ct Camphor Essential Oil 10ML
Rosemary essential oil has a strong, fresh, camphorous yet herby aroma. It is cleansing, calming and balancing. It can be used to maintain a clear circulatory system and as a tonic.
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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.
|Latin Name||Rosmarinus officinalis|
|Synonyms||Compass plant, R. coronarium|
|Extraction||Distillation of the flowering tops|
|Origin||Europe, Mediterranean (Spain)|
|Plant characteristics||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.|
|Oil characteristics||A very pale yellow oil with a strong, fresh, camphorous yet herby smell with slight minty overtones.|
|Traditional use||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%).|