Rosemary Cineol

Rosmarinus officinalis cineol

Origin: France
Family: Lamiaceae
Part used: Leaf and flower

An evergreen shrub with fragrant, narrow leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers. It is native to the Mediterranean region but can tolerate cooler climates. Its first recorded mention dates back 5,000 years and its medicinal reputation is well documented since then. With strong, vibrant depth as a culinary aromatic, its use as a tea to get the brain ticking is very popular historically and today. Its properties are also connected with muscular pain relief and as a tonic for skin and hair.
Fragrance notes
A woody pine-needle freshness but with a rich underlying sweetness. A hint of citrus and evergreen.

Blending notes
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot and Peppermint.
Rosemary has been well documented in rituals, recipes and medicine. During the plague, bunches of rosemary were hung and burned to help fight off infection. The early Greeks used it as a digestive aid, while it was a sign of fidelity during Medieval and Classical times. The French hung rosemary in their hospitals mid-19th century due to its antiseptic and purifying properties. The stimulating effect of Rosemary oil has been employed to help with joint and muscle pain. It was used to counter mental fatigue and to enhance concentration. Rosemary has been widely regarded as a stimulating tonic in hair and skincare.

Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and should not be taken as recommendations for treatment, or cure, of any disease or medical condition. Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes towards improved health and wellbeing.
Mental alertness
Add 5-6 drops to a diffuser. Dab 1-2 drops onto pulse points. Repeat as required. Avoid using after 3pm if you are a sensitive sleeper.

Digestion support - fatty food
Add 10 drops to a diffuser before and during meals especially if heavy.

Muscle tonic and recovery
Add 5 drops to 1 tsp of Untouched Body Hydration. Add 10 drops to an afternoon bath. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.
Mix 3-5 drops into 1 tsp of Argan Oil: Raw carrier oil and apply to slightly damp hair and scalp. Gently massage this blend into the affected area and leave on for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for an intensive treatment. Rinse and shampoo hair. Repeat 2-3 a week until you notice an improvement.
Safety considerations
Rosemary is considered too stimulating for those with epilepsy or high blood pressure. Otherwise, safe to use as directed. If accidentally ingested do not induce vomiting, follow with olive oil or milk and seek advice from a health specialist. Avoid contact with eyes - flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.

Please note: Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as a recommendation to cure any medical condition or disease.
Key ingredients
100% pure Rosmarinus officinalis cineol, distilled leaves, flowers, France
Key component
1,8-Cineol, alpha- & beta-Pinene, Camphene, Borneol, Borneone