Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Rosemary effectively helps banish mental fatigue and sluggishness by stimulating and strengthening the whole nervous system. It is a circulatory stimulant increasing blood flow in treatment of blood pressure ailments, it can restore strength to fragile capillaries, has powerful antibacterial and antifungal activity, stimulate mental cognitive processes & clarity and help retain memory & focus to aid in concentration while studying and reduce headaches
Rosemary is also know to helps with hypotension, physical fatigue, asthma, bronchitis, painful menstruation, arthritis, headache, bruising, cramps, weakness of limbs, skin toner, oily hair, hair loss, dandruff, stimulate hair growth, premature hair greying, blemishes, renew skin cells to improve fine lines & wrinkles, insect repellant, varicose veins, tonsillitis, sinusitis, colds, flu and swelling
Botanical Family, Origin & Extraction: Labiatae (mint), Corsica, steam distilled from flowering plant
Properties: Anti-bacterial, anti-catarrhal, anti-infectious, antispasmodic, cardiac regulator, endocrine regulator (pituitary - regulates ovaries and testicles), expectorant, mucolytic and nervous regulator
Body Systems Affected: Digestive and hormonal systems, skin and hair
Aromatic Influence: Stimulates memory and opens the conscious mind
Other Possible Uses: This oil may help asthma, baldness, candida, cholesterol, circulation, gout, balance heart function, support immune system, injuries, decongest the liver, muscular aches/pains, stimulate nerves, obesity, regulate ovary function, respiratory functions, rheumatism, skin conditions, energize solar plexus, spinal sprains, regulate testicular function, viruses and wounds.
Note: This chemotype is said to be best used for liver and gallbladder support, rejuvenation of skin (especially chronic dry skin), middle ear infections, and endocrine problems (regulates hypothalamic / pituitary / sexual glands)
Historical Uses: The rosemary plant was regarded as sacred by many civilizations. It was used as a fumigant to help drive away evil spirits, and to protect against plague and infectious illness
Blends With: Basil, cedarwood, frankincense, lavender, peppermint, rosewood, eucalyptus, marjoram, pine
Directions for Use: Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) for internal consumption fy the FDA (21CFR182.20)*
- Dilute 1 drop of oil in 1 teaspoon of honey or 4 oz of beverage (i.e. soy/rice milk)
- Use 6-8 drops in a diffuser of your choice
- Apply diluted to flex points and/or directly on area of concern.
- Dilute with a base and massage over stomach, solar plexus and thighs.
- Add to bath for relief of symptoms or as a warm compress
- Not for children under 6 years old; use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6 to 14 years
- Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes
- Do not apply undiluted to skin (refer to an aromatherapy text)
- The information on this website is not intended to diagnose or prescribe
- Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should use essential oils after consulting a trained healthcare practitioner
- You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease
- Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem
- Stop using this product if you suspect an allergic reaction
GC/MS Report: The analysis of our Rosemary batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Rosmarinus officinalis. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in the GC/MS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced on the date of analysis.
*Mockingbird Apothecary does not recommend ingestion of essential oils