One of the favourites natural oils of women is none other than rosemary essential oil. The oil is known to have amny amazing qualities that differentiate it from the rest of the natural oils. It is known to be highly antiseptic in nature and even mild.
Rosemary is a robust herb with a full range of uses from the medicine cabinet to the kitchen. Its tantalizing aroma has tempted many a table, been found in a wide range of savory recipes and been used throughout the world to heal many an ailment. Rosemary Essential Oil has captured the incredible properties of the Rosemary plant and provided an easy-to-use weapon in the natural health arsenal!
Rosemary has been used since ancient times, in many different cultures and has been used as a symbol of friendship and love. Its earliest appearance is in historical works dating to 500B.C. as both a medicinal and culinary herb by the Greeks and Romans. The Greeks would weave branches of Rosemary into wreaths to wear on their head in order to aid their brain and memory. And judges in the Middle Ages would burn rosemary to ward off any illness brought in by those they were judging.
Rosemary is said to have anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. There have been some studies that report it is especially helpful in eliminating harmful bacteria that are prone to be found in meats. Another very exciting use is with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) which is a scary strain of Staph that is rapidly evading other traditional medications.
Respiratory Problems: Using Rosemary essential oil for respiratory problems has a two-fold benefit because the oil is both an antispasmodic and antiseptic. It can help relieve the congestion and cough of a cold or flu. Also, its antiseptic properties can work to defeat the cause of the cold or flu. Use in your diffuser, bath water or vaporizer. You can also add one to two drops to Winter Breeze Vapor Rub or add to a carrier oil before rubbing on the bottom of the feet and chest.The benefits of rosemary essential oil in treating respiratory problems are unmatched. The scent of the oil gives relief from throat congestion. The oil is used in treating -
- Respiratory allergies
- Sore throat
Since rosemary oil is antiseptic it is effective for respiratory infections as well. The oil is antispasmodic and is used in bronchial asthma.
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