(Rosemary officinalis, c.t.
• Rosemary c.t. Verbenone
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From Ananda Aromatherapy, pure essential oil of Rosemary, steam distilled from Rosemary
leaves and stems wildgrown in Morocco. This is a wonderful, bright and potent Rosemary ~ highly recommended. One of the most important factors in the Cineol-rich essential oils is that the stock be very fresh, and we take special care to ensure this quality for you.*
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essential oil is steam distilled from whole Rosemary herb, which derives its name from the Latin 'ros
marinus', or 'dew of the sea'. This wildcrafted Rosemary has a wonderful depth of aroma, not sharp or medicinal,
but bright, uplifting and almost sweet. It is pleasant to use in any aromatherapy formula, particularly where aroma is of a primary concern in addition to therapeutic action.
This oil is of the chemotype 1,8 Cineole. It has a lower keytone
content than the Verbenonone chemotype, and is the more common variety for its use as an anti-microbial ingredient. The Rosemary Verbenone is an aromatherapy specialty oil included in many face and skin care blends for its enhancement of the skin's metobolic processes.
Rosemary's long history includes use by grave-robbing bandits during the plague of the 1400's - the thieves doused themselves in 'Four Thieves Vinegar' (a mixture including Rosemary leaf, Clove, Lemon
and Cinnamon) to protect themselves from infection while going about their 'business'. Folklore tells us
of Rosemary were once white, and turned red forever when the Virgin Mary placed her cloak over the
The aroma of Rosemary oil is warm and stimulating, being used to strengthen mental
awareness. Its warming qualities may help some with arthritic joints and rheumatism, being used in compresses, baths, or in massage blends. It has a long reputation for helping memory, not only by stimulating the mind but by increasing
For centuries Rosemary oil has been used for troubled skin and for improving hair growth, perhaps due
to its possible skin regenerative properties. It can also be an excellent antiseptic and anti-microbial agent.
To learn more about the use of all our essential oils, we encourage you to visit The Ananda Apothecary Forums, where you can post questions regarding specific applications of each oil. Questions in the forums are regularly answered by Ananda Apothecary staff, and other experienced aromatherapy practitioners.
|Diffuse or apply
topically or add to baths (after the tub is full, as to not release all the aroma before one has gotten in!).
Add a few drops to warm water and soak a small towel for a compress on sore joints.
||Has been traditionally been used for stimulating the
mind, enhancing clarity, relieving stiffness of joints, stimulating healthy hair growth.
|Can be supportive for conditions of rheumatism, arthritis, hypertension
(small doses), hypotension (higher doses), respiratory infections, hair loss.
||Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction. If
pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult a physician. Those with epilepsy are to use with caution.
|For measuring blends using % concentrations, or for measuring fractions of milliliters, see measuring essential oils. Rosemary oil blends well with: Eucalyptus
Radiata, Basil Oil, Peppermint
Oil and Pine Oil.
|All oils from Ananda Aromatherapy are therapeutic grade,
meaning they are produced to the highest quality standards possible. Our essential oils are
chosen for their integrity (all chemical constituents important for aromatherapy are intact), ecological
'soundness' (most are organic or wild grown), and wonderful
aromas. You may order a sample of any oil before trying larger amounts. Most samples are about .75ml; exotic oils such as Melissa, Rose, Angelica and Jasmine are only a few drops. Ananda Aromatherapy offers wholesale essential oils direct to you. We forgo the use of separate wholesale and retail tiers in order to keep fine therapeutic grade oils accessible to everyone!
*The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made as to any medicinal value of this oil or any products from The Ananda Apothecary. The information presented here is for educational purposes of traditional uses and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.