Rosemary Organic Pure Essential Oil (10ml) - Rosmarinus Officinalis
A sharp, fiery and reawakening aroma, rosemary has a warm, woody and camphorous scent.
Mentally and physically, it has a diverse range of benefits that can help support, protect and heal the body. Clearing and stimulating, it has help strengthen mental clarity and memory whilst dispelling mental fatigue, exhaustion and mood swings. Rosemary is highly antiseptic and can aid with indigestion, constipation, alleviating water retention, promoting circulation and raising low blood pressure. Valuable against respiratory problems, it is useful with disorders such as colds, the flu, sore throats and bronchitis and can also eases headaches and migraines. Beneficial for aching muscles, it can warm cold limbs and can aid with muscular and rheumatic pain and is especially useful during winter.
A good skin tonic, rosemary has natural astringent properties which are excellent when dealing with many hair and skin conditions such as oily skin, blemishes, acne, dandruff, hair loss and can add a shine to your hair.
Within other uses, the stimulating properties of rosemary make it an excellent pick-me-up first thing in the morning, or after a long day; try adding to a bath to aid with any aches and pains.
Origin & History
Rosemary is currently cultivated in England, France, Morocco, Russia, Spain, Morocco, Tunisia and the Balkan states, although there are debates over its origin. Throughout history, rosemary has been highly valued within medicine, cooking and rituals and is praised for its healing properties. In Rome, the herbs was considered to be sacred and it was thought to have been given as a gift to humans by the greek goddess Aphrodite. Rosemary has also been found within Egyptian tombs, it is thought that the plant was burnt during cleansing rituals and healing as an incense. It has appeared over the years with different names; during the Renaissance rosemary was used as part of a universal remedy called 'plant stone', but it also appeared as 'Water of the Queen of Hungary' also known as the liquor 'The Elixir of Youth'. The Queen Elizabeth of Hungary was reputed to have retained her beauty even into old age after using the remedy. To this day, rosemary is still widely used within cooking and is associated with symbols of loyalty, friendship, love, marriage and remembrance.
Due to its powerful aroma, Rosemary should be used sparingly within blends so that it doesn't overpower the other scents. You could try blending it with basil, bergamot, cedarwood, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, lemongrass, lime, mandarin, melissa, myrtle, orange, peppermint and tangerine.
How to Store Your Oils: Essential oils can be quite delicate substances and factors such as strong light, heat, air and moisture can affect them. They are best kept in a cool, dark and dry place ideally in a box and in a cupboard. We wouldn't recommend transferring your essential oils into plastic bottles as the plastic can interact with the chemical makeup of your essential oils and may cause the plastic to deteriorate. Keeping them in their dark, amber bottle with the lid will prolong their life. Oils that are stored in the correct condition should last for years (citrus oils have a slightly shorter life).
Size: 10ml, presented in an amber glass bottle.
Extra Information: Not Tested on Animals, Manufactured in the UK. (For more information on Natural by Nature Oils, please see below).
Safety Precautions: Avoid using this oil during pregnancy, if you have high bloody pressure or if you are prone to epilepsy. Make sure it is will diluted if you have sensitive skin as it may cause irritation. It can counteract the effects of homeopathic remedies. Avoid if you suffer with asthma as the scent may be an irritant.
Do not use undiluted on the skin. Do not take internally without medical supervision. Keep away from eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Seek advice during pregnancy.
Please note that the information contained here is for general interest and is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment.
More About Natural by Nature
Natural by Nature Oils was established in 1974 and were one of the first companies to promote aromatherapy in the UK. Since then their reputation and expertise in producing high quality essential oils has grown and they are now recognised as one of the leading authorities in this field. Founder, Franzesca Watson is also an author and broadcaster and founded the International School of Aromatherapy in 1991.
They are against animal testing of any kind on all cosmetic products and their ingredients. They have never tested their products on animals, and do not use any animal derivatives or by-products. All their packaging is 100% recyclable or biodegradable where possible.
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