Rosemary essential oil is considered as a sacred plant with magical properties and a general tonic. It belongs to the aromatic family of herbs that include Basil, Lavender, Myrtle, and Sage.
Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean and is also grown in Mexico, England, the USA, and northern Africa. Rosemary was considered sacred by ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Hebrew, and Romans and was used for many purposes including festivals, religious ceremonies.
Rosemary essential oil energises body and mind. It relieves muscular aches, fatigues, and pains. It cures cough and treats hair fall.
- It energises body and mind.
- It relieves muscular aches, fatigues, and pains.
- It cures cough and treats hair fall.
How to use
Rosemary essential oil can be used for massages. Mix 2-3 drops of the essential oil into a carrier oil or hair oil and blend it well.
Add 4-5 drops of Rosemary essential oil to your bathtub or 3-4 drops to a bucket and swish the water gently to mix the oil well. If you have dry skin, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil along with the essential oil.
Use 4-5 drops of Rosemary essential oil in a diffuser bowl filled with three-quarters of water. Essential oils should never be burnt directly as the chemical structure can get changed with an incinerator.
- Bath in Rosemary essential oil-infused water to improve the circulation in the body.
- If you’re facing hair loss and dandruff, massage the blend of 3-4 drops of this oil with almond oil or olive oil and massage your hair and scalp.
- Rosemary essential oil gives freshness to the hair. Add 1 drop of rosemary essential oil to water and rinse the hair to make them detangled and perfumed.
It should not be used by epileptic patients and those who are prone to fainting spells.