Rosemary is a small evergreen shrub with thick aromatic and linear leaves and is native to the Mediterranean region. The plant grows abundantly in the wild in Spain, France, Corsica, Italy, Sardinia and Tunisia, however, most of the oil is produced in Spain, France, and Tunisia.There are three major chemo-types of Rosemary:
This Rosemary essential oil is chemotype 1,8 Cineole. It is the more common variety for its use as an anti-microbial ingredient. It is also suitable for muscular aches and pains because of its analgesic and warming properties. This cineole chemotype Rosemary is best used for the treatment of respiratory ailments such as bronchitis, asthma and sinusitis. Rosemary ct. cineole is considered the most specific heart tonic of all the Rosemary oils. It is said to benefit cardiac fatigue, palpitations, low blood pressure and circulatory problems of the extremities. This wild crafted oil has a wonderful aroma, not sharp or medicinal, but bright, uplifting and almost sweet.
Plant Parts: Leaves and Twigs
Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
Chemical Family: Ketones, Monoterpenes, Oxides
Country of Origin: Spain
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Cultivation Method: Wild Crafted
Aroma: Fresh, Herbaceous & Camphoraceous
Note Classification: Top/Middle
The ancients used Rosemary in place of the more costly incense in their religious ceremonies. It was customary to burn Rosemary with Juniper berries to purify the air and prevent infections
Rosemary was known to have a stimulating effect on the mind and as a useful aid to the memory. Consequently, the herb became known as a symbol of remembrance.
Rosemary has traditionally been used in skin and hair care. It is extensively used in hair care products as it is reputed to stimulate hair growth and prevent premature baldness. It is also used for the prevention of dandruff.
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