Part of the mint family, rosemary oil has much of the same properties as peppermint and another favorite, tea tree oil. Lovers of tea tree oil’s powerful antibacterial properties should try rosemary oil, each with a similar clean, piney scent.
Inhaling or adding a few drops to humidifier or diffuser may aid in respiratory ailments, including allergies, colds and severe congestion.
Super aromatic. Woody, evergreen.
Apply topically to reduce the oil and sebum production that causes breakouts and acne.
Use sparingly on cuts and scrapes to speed the healing of wounds.
A few drops of rosemary oil mixed with a carrier oil such as coconut oil reduces itching and irritation and heals dry, itchy patches of skin caused by psoriasis, eczema, and dermatitis.
Scalp & Hair
A few drops in shampoo or conditioner stimulates hair cells and re-growth, and also provides relief for itchy scalps and dandruff.
Try combining a few drops of rosemary oil with a carrier oil such as olive or coconut oil. Mint or lavender oil work great in combination.
Due to a variety of properties, from
camphor to anti-inflammatory, rosemary essential oil helps with pain relief. Mix with a carrier oil such as coconut oil; you may choose to combine other essential oils with similar healing properties. Some essential oils with complementary smells include lavender oil (my favorite pairing) or peppermint oil.
When mixed with water, a few drops of rosemary oil helps get rid of halitosis. In addition, by removing bacteria, rosemary essential oil can prevent gingivitis and the excess build of plaque.
Pairs well with potatoes, and meats such as chicken or lamb. 🙂