Botanical name:

Rosmarinus officinalis



Corsica, Germany, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia


Method of extraction:

Steam distilled








Extracted from:

Leaves and flower buds


Note clarification:




Woody, sweet and herbaceous, even camphorous


Blends well with:

Basil, all the citrus oils, cedarwood, citronella, eucalyptus, frankincense, lavender, lavandin lemon, lemongrass, oregano peppermint, pine needle, sage, thyme


Therapeutic uses:

It is one of the best natural memory boosters and is uplifting. It stimulates brain function to improve concentration, focus, and clarity.

In shampoos, it promotes a healthy scalp and combats dandruff.

In a diffuser, it can be a respiratory support.

In massage oil, it’s warming and helps circulation. This can help with joint pain and muscle aches.



Keep rosemary away from infants and children under 10 years.

It is not safe to use if you suffer from epilepsy

Avoid this oil if you are pregnant or if you have high blood pressure.


Approximate shelf life:


5 - 6 years (refrigerated)



Rosemary Verbenone essential oil has a less camphorous aroma

Rosemary Cineole essential oil is often the preferred oil for respiratory or circulatory treatments




Do not use any essential oils or essential oil blends if you have any underlying health conditions. Some oils are not safe for children, pregnant women, or pets. Always check with your doctor or certified aromatherapist, if you are unsure about the benefits or contra-indicators of a recipe or its ingredients. ‘A Scented Story’ is solely my platform to share my experiences with essential oils and other natural products. I do not prescribe any treatments


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