Plant part used
Place of origin
A shrubby evergreen bush up to 2 meters high with silvery green, needle shaped leaves and pale blue flowers.
Strong, clear and penetrating, a refreshing and stimulating herbal fragrance.
Method of extraction
Rosemary is probably one of the best known and most used of aromatic herbs. The ancient Egyptians favored it, and traces of it have been found in the first dynasty tombs.
Blends well with
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime Sweet Orange and Peppermint.
Mind & Spirit – Considered the best tonic for the nervous system, strengthening mental clarity and awareness (vaporizer)
Body – Valuable for respiratory problems, common colds, and sinusitis (inhalation). Useful in relieving pain in rheumatism and arthritis or tired stiff overworked muscles. Relieves cold tired feet, tired or weak legs and circulatory problems (bath, massage or blended in base cream or oil).
Skin & Hair – Stimulates the scalp, therefore beneficial for promoting an environment conducive to healthy hair growth.
Avoid use during pregnancy. Highly stimulating action may prove unsuitable for people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.