Botanical Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis
Plant Part: Herb
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Rosemary is an evergreen shrub with numerous branches and ash-colored scaly bark with leathery, thick leaves, which are lustrous and dark green above, and white underneath.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Common Uses: Rosemary French Essential Oil is best used as a facial oil for extremely dry skin. It nourishes the scalp and keeps hair looking healthy and shiny, and many users claim that it promotes hair growth, though there is not any medical evidence to support this argument. It normalizes excessive oil secretions and improves most scalp problems, particularly dandruff and seborrhea. Rosemary Oil is also helpful in treating cellulite. It also balances intense emotions and controls mood swings. It assists in managing stress and overcoming stress-related disorders and nervous exhaustion.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Rosemary French Essential Oil has a fresh, strong, woody, balsamic, herbal minty scent.
History: Because it grows in proximity to the sea, itís name means Dew of the Sea. Its leaves were traditionally burned in hospitals to purify the air. Rosemary was used as incense by the ancient Romans and according to legend; Mary sheltered the baby Jesus under a rosemary bush.
Cautions: Rosemary French Essential Oil is generally non-toxic and non-sensitizing. It is not suitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure. Avoid in pregnancy since it is an emmenagogue.