Latin Name: Rosmarinus officinalis L., fam. Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Part of Plant: Leaf
Country of Origin: Spain
Method of Production: Steam distillation
Rosmarinus officinalis, also known as Salvia rosmarinus and commonly known as Rosemary, is a popular culinary herb that is a member of the Lamiaceae (formally Labiatae) botanical family. It is a flowering evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves that is native to the Mediterranean and is now cultivated worldwide.
Rosemary essential oil chemotype camphor, having a fresh, invigorating herbal aroma with cineolic and camphorous hints, is commonly blended with oils like Peppermint and Eucalyptus and is perfect for those mornings when you need that extra kick to get focused and going. It may assist with the appearance of skin when properly diluted and applied topically. It is also ideal when used in a blend that is properly diluted in a lotion or massage oil, for a soothing massage after a long workout.
Add a few drops of essential oils to a diffuser, cotton round, or a tissue.
Dilute to 1% in your choice of carrier oils to make a face serum or body oil. Apply a small amount to damp skin after washing to help seal in moisture.
Add 5-15 drops to 1 oz. of your choice of carrier oils to make a massage oil.
Mix a few drops with an unscented liquid soap or bubble bath and add to the tub when filling.
For convenience on the go…
Properly dilute with your choice of carrier oils in a roller bottle.
Add up to a total of 15 drops of essential oils to a personal aromatic inhaler (aroma stick).
Dermal Max: 16.5%
Possible neurotoxicity. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, please consult with a healthcare professional prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Keep out of reach of children and pets. If swallowed, seek medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Do not use undiluted essential oils topically. Possible skin sensitivity. Do not use on broken skin. Watch for any possible interactions or side effects. Discontinue use if any reaction including skin irritation occurs and if condition persists, seek medical attention. Be sure you are familiar with all safety precautions including any recommended dermal maximums before use.
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