Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Country of Origin: Tunisia
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Aerial parts
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Powerful, fresh, & woody-herbaceous
Blends Well With:Citronella, Clove Bud, Eucalyptus Globulus, Fir Needle, Grapefruit Pink, Laurel Leaf,Lavender, Lemon,Lime, Marjoram Sweet, May Chang, Black Pepper, Peppermint Western US, Petitgrain, Pine Scots, Tea Tree.
Cautions: Do not apply to or near the face of infants or children. We recommend a maximum dilution of 4% for topical applications.
Rosemary 1,8-Cineole is stimulating, warming and refreshing and can be used to help boost memory retention and staying alert. It has many skin care applications, including adding to a shampoo to aid in maintaining a healthy scalp and lustrous hair.
When diffused, Rosemary can also be helpful as a respiratory support oil. Rosemary 1,8-Cineole is also beneficial in massage blends, increasing circulation and warmth to the skin and underlying muscles.
To help with occasional digestive upset, add Rosemary 1,8-Cineole to your favorite carrier oil and rub in a clockwise fashion over the abdomen.
Before a big test in school (for teens and adult students) make an inhaler with equal part Rosemary 1,8-Cineole and Lemon.
Sniff the inhaler frequently while studying; then just before the test, sniff again several times. When combined with Black Pepper, Rosemary 1,8-Cineole can also increase skin circulation which can be useful in warming massage blends.