Description & Extraction:
The name is derived from the Latin 'Rosmarinus' or 'sea dew', as it is rather fond of water. The Egyptians, Hebrews, Greeks and Romans considered the herb as sacred and even
in the Middle Ages it was used to ward off evils spirits and used as a protection against the plague. It was burnt in French hospitals during epidemics. it is a shrubby
evergreen bush that grows up to 1.5 meters (4 feet) high with green-gray needle-shaped leaves and pale blue/lilac flowers that bees just love and is originally from Asia,
but is now cultivated in France, Tunisia and Yugoslavia. Rosemary oil has a clear, powerful refreshing herbal smell, is clear in color and watery in viscosity. Rosemary oil
is extracted from Rosmarinus officinalis (also known as Rosmarinus coronarium) of the Labiatae family and is also known as incensier. Rosemary oil is extracted from the
fresh flowering tops by steam distillation. It yields 1.0 - 2.0 %.
1.Blends well with:
Rosemary essential oils blend well together, Rosemary oil blends particularly well with Cedarwood, Citronella, Geranium, Lavender, Lemongrass and Peppermint.
The main chemical components of rosemary oil are a-pinene, borneol, b-pinene, camphor, bornyl acetate, camphene, 1,8-cineole and limonene.
Rosemary oil are analgesic, antidepressant, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, hypertensive, nervine,
rubefacient, stimulant, sudorific and tonic.
Benefits, Uses & Precautions:
• Rosemary oil has a pronounced action on the brain and the central nervous system and is wonderful for clearing the mind and mental awareness, while having excellent brain
stimulant properties, as well as improving memory.
• It helps with headaches, migraines, neuralgia, mental fatigue and nervous exhaustion and the antiseptic action of rosemary oil is especially 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.
• It also helps for arteriosclerosis, palpitations, poor circulation and varicose veins.
• Rosemary oil should not be used during pregnancy and is unsuitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.
One of the most ancient English herbs, rosemary was kept in the home during the Christmas season as a token of hospitality to elves and other friendly spirits. In today’s occult
world, the oil is regarded as one of the most powerful weapons against Black Magic, hatred, and evil of all kinds. It is worn on the temples, wrists and ankles.
Rosemary oil is highly respected as a healing oil, used to ease the pains of both headache and heartsickness.
To insure a good night’s sleep, boil two cups of water to which you have added one-fourth cup of War Water and nine drops of the oil. Let cool and place the container under the
bed before retiring.