Rosemary Essential Oil

Clear your mind and balance your mood with our 100% pure Rosemary Essential Oil.

While Rosemary is often known as a staple herb in most kitchen pantries, its essential oil should also be a staple in any aromatherapy enthusiast’s stash. The delicate, pine-needle like leaves are distilled into a versatile and fragrant essential oil. Its bright, invigorating scent promotes a balanced mood and sharpens focus.

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Native to the Mediterranean, Rosemary plants flourished along sea cliffs - earning it the name “Ros marinus”, which in Latin means 'Dew of the Sea'. Rosemary comes from the same family as some other notable herbs and essential oils, including Lavender, Basil and Sage.

Records first show Rosemary was used by Greeks, Romans, Hebrews and Egyptians - to name a few. Believing the scent from the fresh garlands improved focus, ancient Greeks often wore Rosemary wreaths on their heads while studying. Rosemary became a culinary staple in Mediterranean cooking - and is still used today. Its uplifting aroma was enjoyed by ancient Egyptians as a natural incense to cleanse and purify the air - a practice prevalent in the Middle Ages believed to also keep away evil spirits and prevent the spread of the Plague.

Rosemary Oil has natural anti-oxidant and anti-microbial properties - when applied to the skin, it can protect and fortify against damage-causing free radicals and also support the body's own natural healing.

Rosemary Essential Oil also helps soothe itchy scalp and supports healthy hair growth.

icon-attributes Product Attributes

Therapeutic grade

Water-soluble

Suitable for pregnant women

Pesticides

Vegan

Non-GMO

Cruelty-free

icon-specifications Specifications

● Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis
● Family: Lamiaceae
● Aroma: Herbaceous
● Plant part: Leaf
● Note Classification: Middle
● Extraction: Steam Distillation
● Appearance: Colourless to pale yellow liquid
● Usage: Aromatherapy and topical applications

icon-safety_info Safety Information

● Rosemary Oil is non-toxic and non-sensitising; however, it is not suitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.
● Rosemary Oil is not suitable for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
● In general, essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
● Not for internal use, except if directed by an expert or a qualified practitioner.
● Never use undiluted essential oils near eyes or mucous membranes.
● If using essential oils directly on the skin, always dilute with an appropriate carrier oil and perform a patch test.
● Store in a dark, cool and dry place.
● Keep out of reach of children.

icon-how_to_use How to Use

A few drops of Rosemary Essential Oil in a diffuser may help promote balance mood and improve focus.

When diluted in a suitable carrier oil, Rosemary Oil can be used directly on the skin for nourishment.

icon-complimentary Complementary Oils

Blends well with Frankincense, Chamomile, Lavender, Peppermint and Eucalyptus essential oils.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I need Rosemary as an ingredient for a recipe, but I’m all out - can I use Rosemary Essential Oil?

No.

When it comes to cooking delicious and nourishing food, Rosemary is an amazing herb that enhances the flavour in a lot of dishes - fresh or dried. However, as tempting and easy as it may be to add just a few drops of essential oil to cooking, casual internal use of essential oils is not recommended.

How many types of Rosemary are there?

There are many different cultivars of Rosemary that are usually distinguished by the colour and appearance of their flowers - it’s a popular herb to grow for decoration and for cooking. The type that we use to extract our essential oil is Rosmarinus officinalis.

What’s the difference between Rosemary-Infused Oil and Rosemary Essential Oil?

Rosemary-infused oil that you may have spotted at your supermarket has some key differences to Rosemary Essential Oil. It is essentially Olive Oil with some pieces of Rosemary inside that slowly add that signature flavour to the oil and is safe for cooking.

Rosemary Essential Oil is a very concentrated oil derived from steam distilling Rosemary leaves. Essential Oils are not recommended for consumption, especially without the advice of a medical professional.