Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis flowers and leaves
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Rosemary oil comes from the flowers of Rosmarinus officinalis plants. It has an antiseptic, stimulating and analgesic effect.

PropertiesEdit

 
Rosmarinus officinalis essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

May raise blood pressure and improve circulation. Reduces water retention and improves varicose veins.

DigestiveEdit

Relieves indigestion, flatulence, constipation and diarrhea. May stimulate the liver

EmotionalEdit

Rosemary is a very useful oil for stimulating the mind. It improves concentration and memory and helps overcome mental fatigue and exhaustion.

GynecologicalEdit

May help to regulate an irregular menstrual cycle.

PainEdit

It can relieve headaches, migraine and neuralgia as well as rheumatism and arthritis.

RespiratoryEdit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis and catarrh.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use rosemary oil during the first five months of pregnancy.
  • Don't use rosemary oil if you suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure).