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

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

Rosmarinus officinalis flowers and leaves
Rosmarinus officinalis flowers and leaves
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

Properties Edit

Rosmarinus officinalis essential oil.

Circulatory Edit

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

Digestive Edit

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

Emotional Edit

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

Gynecological Edit

May help to regulate an irregular menstrual cycle.

Pain Edit

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

Respiratory Edit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis and catarrh.

Caution Edit

  • 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).