Rosemary essential oil has a woody scent and is considered one of the essential oils in aromatherapy. Rosemary oil has a wide range of uses, from treating illness and pain, mental support to promoting hair growth, making it useful to have on hand in your home.
Why do we love rosemary essential oil?Rosemary heals tired muscles and arthritic conditions. Also, it helps clear our minds to keep us awake. It is an excellent oil to combine with some mixture for early morning awakening. Rosemary is good if there is a need to stay awake and focused on your tasks. In addition to mental health, it is also beneficial in hair care as a rinse or scalp rub.
1. Get rid of stress and anxiety
Fight stress with rosemary essential oil. Inhaling its aroma is believed to reduce the level of the stress hormone cortisol in the blood. High levels of cortisol are caused by stress and anxiety can cause weight gain, oxidative stress, high blood pressure and heart disease.
2. Reduce pain and inflammation
Rosemary oil relieves pain and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is good to use for headaches, sprains, inflammation or muscle pain, improving circulation, rheumatism or arthritis.
3. Make breathing easier
When inhaled, rosemary oil relieves throat congestion from allergies, colds or flu. Also due to its antiseptic properties, it facilitates the fight against respiratory infections.
4. Promote hair growth and beauty
Rosemary essential oil, when massaged into the scalp (diluted in carrier oil), has been found to accelerate new hair growth, stimulate scalp circulation, and can be used to stimulate new hair growth. It also promotes hair shine and prevents and reduces dandruff, which is why it is considered ideal for overall hair health and beauty.
5. Improve your memory
Research has shown that rosemary significantly improves the quality of memory and increases mental alertness. Whenever you need a boost of mental energy, rosemary oil is what you need to have with you. You can inhale it through the bottle or, in combination with the base oil, make a roll-on so that you can spread it on the skin.
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6. Renew your skin
The antimicrobial properties of rosemary oil make it equally effective in the treatment of skin problems such as acne, dermatitis and eczema, and at the same time it hydrates and nourishes the skin. To treat problem areas, dilute 5 drops of rosemary oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to the area. It won't add oil to your skin; in fact, it removes excess oil from the surface of your skin.
How we use it
Rosemary oil except in the diffuser, it can be used on the skin previously diluted in a base oil. Also try making an aromatic bath to fully enjoy its benefits.HOW TO PREPARE A BATH
Mixes well with:Frankincense, orange, ylang ylang, lavender, lemon, chamomile, eucalyptus, peppermint, tea tree...
Rosemary essential oil is one of the essential oils in aromatherapy, not only for its pleasant scent, but also for its ability to soothe the body while energizing the mind. Its medicinal and health benefits have no side effects, making it a great addition to your first aid kit. However, it is recommended to avoid using rosemary oil in children under 4 years of age.