Rosemary (1,8 Cineole) Essential Oil
Rosmarinus officinalis L., also known as Rosemary, is an aromatic plant belonging to the Lamiaceae family and native to the Mediterranean region. Rosemary essential oil is produced by steam distillation from the flowering leaves of the plant .
There are three principal chemotypes: 1,8-Cineole (Tunisian), Verbenone (French), and Camphor-Borneol (Spanish). These are examples of variation due to the climate they are grown in and are also called cultivars. The main components of 1,8-Cineole Rosemary essential oil are 1,8-Cineole, alpha-Pinene and Camphor [1,2].
It has strong analgesic, antiseptic, antibacterial, antirheumatic, antispasmodic and sedative activities. It may also help to support respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems. It is widely used in aromatherapy due to its stimulant effects [3,4].
Rosemary essential oil may be applied via inhalation or topically. Before using this essential oil, carefully read Warning & Safety Requirements.
To apply to the skin, do not use undiluted essential oils on your skin.
Used topically, thanks to its skin benefits, is used in skin care products such as oils, gels, lotions, soaps. When used in hair, It is known to deeply condition the scalp and hair; restores hair health. It stimulates hair follicles to lengthen and strengthen hair while preventing hair loss, and moisturizing dry scalp to relieve dandruff.
Used in aromatherapy, Rosemary essential oil can create mood-boosting, energy-enhancing effects .
Try adding it to a bath or diffuser as aromatherapy, or combining with different essential oils to strengthen its effect.
Add to a 30 ml bottle: 3 drops Frankincense essential oil, 2 drops Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil and 2 drops Rosemary essential oil, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Apply directly to shoulders and neck. It can be an effective treatment mixture for tension headache or migraine pain.
Warning & Safety Requirements:
Store oils in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and out of reach of children.