Rosemary: Rosmarinus officinalis
Crop: Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth
Producing organ: flowering tops
Production method: Stem distilled. Rosemary is harvested in flower in mid-summer, usually by hand. The oil is generally steam distilled from the fresh or recently dried plant. It is a fairly tender perennial and will thrive best in a Mediterranean-type climate of sunny mountain slopes and dry arid lands. This environment tends to produce the highest yield of oil.
Wellness Support: Rosemary aromatherapy essential oil helps to soothe the digestive system. It is acts as a natural mood balancer. Rosemary also supports a healthy circulation.
Perfumery: Rosemary oil is frequently used in hair preparations and as an ingredient in soaps and toiletries.
Oils That Blend Well With Rosemary: Rosemary oil blends well with bay leaf, bitter orange, cedarwood, elemi, lavender, marjoram, neroli, nutmeg, orange, petitgrain, pine, tangerine, and thyme oil.
Cautions and Contraindications: Some literature suggests avoiding rosemary oil in excessive amounts with asthma, epilepsy, and hypertension. A skin patch test is recommended. Rosemary is contraindicated in the first three months of pregnancy and should not be used on babies or children under the age of four. It can antidote homeopathic remedies if stored with them or is administered at the same time.
Unscented shower gel: 4-oz
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis oil: 15-drops
Grapefruit Citrus paradisi oil: 10-drops
Tangerine Citrus reticulata oil: 10-drops
Petitgrain Citrus aurantium oil: 6-drops
Blend the ingredients and use in your morning shower.
Rosemary is very effective at improving aroma and deodorizing the air in your home. Leave a saucer with a few drops of rosemary oil near a heater or on a radiator; the evaporated oil will help to deodorize and fragrance the room. It can also be used in an electric diffuser or in a candle.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.