Wisdom of weekend: Essential oils (Post 6): Rosemary Oil

Hello beauties. Hope you had a great week. Today I am sharing with you the special properties of  "Rosemary Essential Oil".
Hope you all will relish reading this. Kindly share your thoughts.
(Note: Please use your own discretion and do a patch test while following any advises because everyone's skin if different)

What is Rosemary oil ?
Rosemary Oil is an essential oil is made from rosemary leaves. This plant is belongs to family of mint plants.
It has powerful antiseptic and aromatic properties. It was used as incense by ancient Egyptians is generally used to boost mental power and ease muscle pain in this form. It also stimulates hair scalp and improves hair growth.
What are its benefits ?

Anti septic and anti bacterial
Natural astringent
Helps hair growth and is used in hair treatments
Relaxes dry itchy scalp and treats dandruff
Excellent brain and nerve tonic and helps the mind focus
Relaxes mind and reduces stress
Eases high Blood pressure
Used in aromatherapy and pain relief
Treats dry skin and eczema
Expectorant (dilutes cough) helpful in Sinusitis
(diluted steam form)
Helps to treat asthma
Reduces odor and great as a household aroma spray

Make sure that your Rosemary oil is organic and 100% pure.

How to use it ?
Rosemary oil is pretty strong and thus should be used with a carrier (mild oil).
Examples are:
Jojoba Oil
Sweet Almond Oil
Coconut Oil
Olive Oil
Avocado Oil
Castor Oil

Mix 2-3 drops of Rosemary oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil.

Any caution ?
Its shelf life is usually 2 years . Do check the manufacturing date.
Rosemary oil is highly toxic if consumed by mouth in concentrated form. It must be diluted  as per the doctor's instructions.Do keep it in a safe place (away from pets and children).
It may irritate skin if used directly or used more than recommended or in high concentration .
Check for any allergies to it by doing a patch test on small area of skin and look for any reactions.
Stop using it if skin shows any reaction/irritation/redness/swelling/itching.
Please consult your doctor for its usage if your you are pregnant, nursing mother or undergoing any medical treatment

If you have any questions please feel free to ask. I love knowing your thoughts.
Have you tried using Rosemary oil  ? Did you benefit from it?

13 comments:

  1. one of my "essential" oils! love it.

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  2. Rosemary is so delicious...I sometimes add a few drops to my deep conditioner.

    Keisha xo
    www.chrysalisgals.blogspot.com

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  3. Beautiful post, really interesting!
    xx

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  4. I have been really getting into essential oils lately so this one sounds like something I need to try out.
    Thanks for sharing this info hun.
    Beautetude

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  5. another great post! :)

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  7. I love rosemary oil in aromatherapy! Lovey Post dear... :)

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  8. I've never tried aromatherapy oil before but I see it everywhere. I should try the nighttime one since I'm an insomniac! lol

    Hunni of Tiffanyxoxo.com

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  9. Sounds interesting :)

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  10. Rosemary oil really is a wonderful product, I love looking back to old remedies and seeing what was used with different herbs and plants, it's lovely!! :)

    Layla x

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

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