Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosemary may be one of the most powerful herbs and essential oils on the planet! Pure Rosemary Essential Oil is steam distilled, which makes it powerfully concentrated. Paracelsus, a renowned German-Swiss physician, and botanist believed that rosemary oil had the ability to heal delicate organs such as the liver, brain, and heart.
Research indicates that rosemary may enter your body through breathing alone.
Rosemary essential oil is extracted from the leaves and flowering tops of the Rosemary plant. This small evergreen plant belongs to the mint family, which includes basil, lavender, peppermint, and sage.
Rosemary essential oil can increase mental focus and sharpen concentration. Worn by Greek scholars to enhance their memory when taking exams, the mental strengthening ability of rosemary has been known for thousands of years. Research suggests that inhaling rosemary oil may help prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine, a brain chemical important for thinking, concentration, and memory. Rosemary oil stimulated mental activity and is often used by students during exams because it increases concentration and helps in studying efficiently. Diffuse rosemary oil while studying to boost cognitive function and memory.
Rosemary may reduce levels of cortisol, a hormone that can have harmful effects on your body. Simply smelling rosemary oil may ease your stress levels in situations like exam taking. One study found that nhaling rosemary oil may help reduce test anxiety .
Stimulate Hair Growth
Rosemary oil treats androgenetic alopecia, one of the most common types of hair loss, by preventing a byproduct of testosterone from attacking your hair follicles. Additional research suggests that rosemary oil may fight alopecia areata, where the hair often falls out in circular patches that may overlap. Rosemary oil is often used in shampoos and lotions. Regular use of rosemary oil helps stimulate follicles, making hair grow longer and stronger and has been known to slow premature hair loss and gray hair.
Rosemary oil may reduce short-term stress and anxiety by inhalation. It has been proven to actually decrease the level of cortisol, one of the main stress hormones that are released during the “flight or fight” response of the body to stress, in the saliva.
Rosemary oil may help by expanding your blood vessels, thereby warming your blood so that it reaches your fingers and toes more easily improving local blood circulation.
Boost Immune System
Stimulating antioxidants to fight free radicals is a great immune system boost. Regular use or inhalation of rosemary essential oil in aromatherapy sessions may aid in strengthening the immune system by enhancing radical scavenging activity and reducing cortisol levels, which in turn protects the body from chronic disease due to oxidative stress.
Known for its ability to prevent damage to the liver Rosemary is a great liver cleanser and booster. Research has shown that rosemary essential oil detoxifies the liver and increases the amount of bile secreted by the liver, which is a key element of the digestion process.
When Rosemary oil is added to your moisturizer and other creams, some experience a significant improvement in skin hydration and elasticity. Regular massage with the oil helps in toning the skin, removing dryness and gives your skin a healthy even glow.
Applying Rosemary topically may help you to feel more attentive, alert, energetic and cheerful.
Rosemary oil exhibits antioxidant properties helping to eliminate free radicals from the body.
Aid in Digestion
Rosemary oil is known to help with indigestion, relieving flatulence, stomach cramps, constipation, and bloating.
Rosemary is known for its concentration-boosting effects, making it a good pick for the diffuser when you're studying or working.
Rosemary oil may help reduce tissue inflammation by stemming the migration of white blood cells to injured tissues, releasing helping to lower inflammation in injuries and rheumatoid arthritis.
Used in treating headaches, muscle pains, rheumatism, and even arthritis, Rosemary oil has anti-inflammatory properties and is known to stimulate blood circulation, which can relieve pain. Massaging the affected area with rosemary oil, mixed with a carrier oil, can offer even faster relief.
Rosemary and other essential oils may weaken the cell walls of antibiotic-resistant bacteria increasing the effectiveness of certain antibiotics.
Rosemary oil may repel mosquitoes up to 90 minutes when applied topically as well as some ticks. Rosemary is often used in natural pesticides.
Inhaling rosemary oil seems to lift your spirits immediately.
The scent of Rosemary oil may offer relief from throat congestion and may aid in the treatment of respiratory allergies, colds, sore throats, and flu. Rosemary essential oil can work wonders when it comes to reliving the common symptoms that come with cold and flu, such as congestion, cough, and stuffy sinuses. In addition, Rosemary essential oil can be used to treat respiratory issues, such as bronchitis and allergies. Rosemary essential oil may be used to treat respiratory issues, such as bronchitis and allergies.
One of rosemary’s main active components is carnosol a possible anti-cancer property in prostate, breast, skin, leukemia, and colon cancer with selective toxicity towards cancer cells.
Always dilute rosemary oil with a carrier oil to avoid skin sensitivity. Avoid applying rosemary and other essential oils to damaged skin or near your eyes. Rosemary essential oil should not be used topically or diffused around children under the age of six. It is strongly suggested that rosemary essential oil should not be used by pregnant, breastfeeding, or nursing women. Rosemary oil should never be ingested. Very high doses may cause vomiting, coma, and pulmonary edema.
How it's used
Rosemary oil can be inhaled or applied topically with a carrier oil. 10-1
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