Aromatherapy Essential Oils

Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosmarinus officinalis

Rosemary oil has a clear, powerful refreshing herbal fragrance, is clear in colour and  has a watery viscosity.

It originated in Asia.

Extraction Method:
It is extracted from its flowering tops using steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
a-pinene, borneol, b-pinene, camphor, bornyl acetate, camphene, 1,8-cineole and limonene.

Therapeutic properties:
Analgesic, antidepressant, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, hypertensive, nervine, rubefacient, stimulant, sudorific and tonic.


  1. Rosemary oil acts on the brain and the nervous system and is wonderful for the mind.
  2. It also improves memory.
  3. It helps with headaches, migraines, neuralgia, mental fatigue and nervous exhaustion.
  4. It is also suitable for intestinal infections and diarrhea, easing colitis, dyspepsia, flatulence, hepatic disorders and jaundice and relieving pain associated with rheumatism, arthritis, muscular pain and gout.
  5. It helps for arteriosclerosis, palpitations, poor circulation and varicose veins.
  6. It helps with obesity and cellulite.
  7. It is effective for asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, sinus and whooping cough.
  8. Itis effective in easing congestion, puffiness and swelling and can also be used for acne, dermatitis and eczema.
  9. It is very good in hair care. It increases the circulation to the scalp thereby promoting hair growth.


  • Rosemary oil is unsuitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.
  • Should not be used during pregnancy.

Blends well with:

Cedarwood, Citronella, Geranium, Lavender, Lemongrass and Peppermint.