The oil is obtainedby steam distillation of the stem, leaves and flowering tops. It has a clear,fresh and active scent. It is a shrubby evergreen bush that grows up to 1.5meters high with green-gray needle-shaped leaves and pale blue/lilac flowers.Its leaves facing each other are turned down, narrow, long, thick,sharp-pointed and with a tough appearance.
Indian origin Rosemary oil is used to enhance memory power, improve circulation, forheadaches, to treat dandruff, for paralysed limbs, nervous disorders, infection of throat and lungs, to strengthen the entire body, stimulate hair growth,heals delicate organs such as liver and gall bladder, for disorders in menstrual cycle, for peptic ulcer, for urine flow, in sperm mobility, for leukemia, for kidney stones and associated pain, mouth Care, skin care, to boost mental activity, for improving memory, in renal colic and dysmenorrhoea,in relieving respiratory disorders, spasmogenic disorders, for inflammatory diseases, hepatotoxicity, atherosclerosis, is chaemic heart, for slowing down premature hair loss, preventing graying of hair, for sore-throat, forprotistocidal activity, in at onic dyspepsia, aperient, neuralgia, for intestinal infections, for digestive disorders, hepatic disorders and jaundice,for pains associated with joints and muscles, gout, palpitations, poorcirculation and varicose veins, for cataract, cancer, obesity and cellulite,sinusitis, physical tiredness, for stimulating the brain and for stiff muscles.
Rosemary oil is atonic, stimulant, nervine, anti-inflammatory, carminative, astringent,diuretic, antiseptic, disinfectant, diaphoretic, stomachic, rubefacient ,anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, antispasmodic, analgesic, antidepressant,cephalic, cholagogue, digestive, emmenagogue, hepatic, hypertensive, sudorific,and antimicrobial.
Rosemary oil isused in perfumes, as an incense, in cleaning products, in hair care shampoos and lotions, in cosmetics, in herbal care, in food, in toiletries, room freshners, in bath oil, candles, in aromatherapy and in non-alcoholic drinks.
Rosemary oil blends well with Frankincense, Lavender, Clary sage, Cedar wood, Thyme, Citronella,Lemongrass, Elemi, Geranium, Chamomile, Peppermint and Cardamom.