Rosemary Essential Oil – Uses and Properties
Rosemary essential oil is obtained from Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L., 1753) and is known for some of its beneficial properties. Let’s see what these properties are.
This essential oil is used for the treatment of oily hair and to stimulate their growth or in cases of dandruff, for skin care, solar eczema and to alleviate muscle pain.
Many use this essential oil to improve memory, concentration and mood.
This oil is used in aromatherapy to relieve nervous tension and performance anxiety, chronic fatigue or fatigue.
The properties of rosemary essential oil are linked to the presence of compounds such as camphene, camphor, limonene, cineol, pinene, borneol. The percentages of compound quarters vary depending on the production techniques, the area, the soil but it is important that in order to obtain a good rosemary essential oil there should be high percentages especially of camphor and cineol.
An interesting application of this essential oil is to alleviate the aches and pains of people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. In fact, due to its anti-inflammatory properties, this oil can be used as a massage ointment to soothe arthritic pains.
Interesting seems to be its property as a gastric protector and therefore also useful in the prevention of ulcers.
On the physical level this essential oil has a good purifying action, helping to eliminate toxins and helping the body to eliminate excess water.
One of the main applications of rosemary essential oil is that it is a massage oil for muscular tension, pain, bruises and neck pain. In this case, a few drops of rosemary essential oil should be used, diluted with almond oil.
Finally we remind you that the essential oil of rosemary is used for the production of household detergents and detergents or for making scented candles or soaps.
A warning refers to the use of rosemary essential oil for internal use. If not used at low doses, it can have neurotoxic effects, up to seizures and epileptic seizures. In addition, its internal use is not recommended for pregnant or nursing women. In addition, the essential oil of rosemary, like other essential oils, should never be used pure on the skin, but before use should always be diluted in a carrier oil (we recommend extra virgin olive oil or almond oil).