Rosemary Oil – Ethereal Liquid

Floral Waters can all be used as toners, but each has several of its own unique perks as well. The Rose Floral Water acts as a gentle moisturizer for sensitive skin, a mist for skin and hair and even as a home fragrance.

Lavender Floral Water can be applied to blemishes to reduce inflammation and, like Rose Water, can also be used to refresh your home with an ultra-calming aroma. Chamomile Floral Water helps reduce the appearance of dark under-eye circles and can alleviate itchy eyes when used with a warm compress. Orange Blossom Floral Water calms blotchy, red skin with its vitamin-rich formula.

A gently restorative Lavender flower water/hydrolat which has a calming effect on the senses, whilst making a soothing and balancing toner for the skin. Pure Organic Lavender Flower Water/ Hydrolat (Lavandula Angustifolia) is prized for its traditional comforting scent and its relaxing qualities which help to reduce the impact of stress on both the mind and body. Lavender has been used since Roman times for bath, body and skincare and is suitable for all skin types particularly dry and combination skin.

Pure Chamomile Hydrolat/Flower Water (Anthemis Nobilis) is intensely therapeutic and gently nurtures the skin whilst soothing the mind and body. Chamomile has been used since antiquity for bath, body and skincare and is suitable for all skin types’ particularly dry, sensitive and irritated skin. Chamomile is renowned for its subtle fresh grassy scent and its beneficial, calming influence. Floral Waters (Hydrolats) are also known as Hydrosols, Flower or Floral Waters are 100% natural and contain no -

  • Additives
  • Colours
  • Preservatives

Hydro-lats are the waters collected when plants are steam-distilled to gather essential oils and they have similar powers to the oils themselves.

Rose Flower Water / Hydro-lat is renowned for its classic feminine scent and its beneficial, stress relieving influence on the mind and body. Rose Water (Rose Damask) has been central to therapeutic beauty rituals since Ancient Egyptian Times when Cleopatra used Rose Water to meet her bath, body and beauty needs. Our Pure Organic Rose Water/Hydro-lat has a luxurious, feel-good scent which is profoundly relaxing with the ability to soothe anxiety and support self esteem. Rose Water is suitable for all skin types and makes an excellent skin toner, particularly for dry, damaged and mature skin.

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  1. Floral Waters by Wise Geek
  2. Hydro-sols by Natural Home Spa
  3. Floral Flowers by Chemistry

Chemistry Of Honey And Rosemary

The amazing qulaities of Rosemary essential oil are the reason why it is so extensively used all over the world. The oil works as a miracle on hair and nourishes the scalp and even the skin, generally. The oil is highly therapeutic in nature.

Honey is a natural moisturizer and emollient. Rosemary is toning to the skin as are rose petals and rose oil.

  • 1/2 cup of honey (organic when available)
  • 1 small handful of fresh rosemary leaves or rosemary flowers or 10-15 drops of rosemary oil (your choice).
  • 1 small handful of rose petals (optional) or 10-15 drops of rose oil.

Note: You can also substitute a few drops of rosemary essential oil.

Mix the honey, the herbs and rose petals or oils together. Store in a tight container w/ a lid in a warm dark place for 2-3 weeks.

Place the jar in a double boiler to gently heat. Use clean fingers to apply to newly washed skin on your face. The honey will feel tacky which is very good. This means that it is stimulating circulation. Be careful to avoid the eye area. Leave on the skin for 15-20 minutes.

Rinse well. Apply the facial moisturizer of your choice.

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 being found in a wide range of savory recipes and being 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!

Having been used since ancient times, in many different cultures it was 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.

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  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow

The Innumerable Uses Of Rosemary Oil

Rosemary essential oil is a highly medicinal natural oil that is used for various purposes that might include the care of skin and hair. The oil is favourite among all its users and they make it a point to bring this essential oil in its regular use.

Used in incense or candles or air fresheners, rosemary is an excellent inhalant. Rosemary can be used as often as you like on a daily basis. It helps to clear the head and revive the body. It has toning and astringent effects on the skin.

Make a spray of water and oil. Spray the oil throughout a room to remove stale room odors and add energy to your environment.

This magnificent herb is widely respected for its value as a hair and beauty aide. Rosemary can also be used -

  • In the bath
  • On the face
  • As a body or scalp massage

Believed to stimulate hair follicles and hair growth, rosemary is generally believed to slow down or even permanently hold off premature hair loss and gray hair.

Rosemary oils and concoctions will soothe and condition dry, flaky scalps. When applied in a concentrated form to the roots and scalp, rosemary is helpful in clearing many cases of dandruff. Rosemary also mixes well with tea tree and basil for stubborn scalp problems.

Rosemary is known to help darken gray hair over time (although not obvious for a long time) and it is considered to be a stimulant for the roots and the scalp. Many people trying to help stimulate their hair to grow longer or healthier swear by various rosemary infused recipes.

If you have long hair with some hints of gray, you may want to avoid using commercial dyes or colors to protect the health of your hair. Over an extended period of time rosemary rinses and oils are rumored to gently and softly darken gray hair. Rosemary will also eliminate dryness and act as an excellent conditioner.

Besides being rumored to help grow hair faster & prevent pre-mature baldness (no scientific evidence to that at this point) it is also good for knocking out dandruff.

If you have blonde or light colored hair you may NOT want to try this recipe as it may darken your hair.

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  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow

Rosemary – The Wonderful Plant

Rosemary is a wonderful plant indeed. Everything that we can get our hands on, that is obatined from this oil is of great value to everyone. Considering the oil of rosemary alone, it is highly antisepic and skin-friendly in nature.

The rosemary plant is light blue and blooms from March to May. For most tonics and recipes the rosemary leaves are use more often than the flowers or the rest of the plant.

Rosemary is a bushy type of evergreen that can grow six feet or higher. The tree contains leaves that are stiff and leathery.

Some herbalists and aroma therapists will label their formulas with the official name. The official botanical name for rosemary is “rosmarinus officinalis.”

Rosemary, as it is known to the general population, is part of the mint family of herbs. This family is described as the Labiatae herb family.

Other members of the same family include -

  • Basil
  • Patchouli
  • Lavender
  • Hyssop
  • Myrtle
  • Mint
  • Clary
  • Sage

Rosemary is an all purpose herb that is ruled astrologically by Leo and the Sun according to some experts and the moon according to others. It is also known as one of the “brain herbs” because it stimulates mental activity.

These are not just statements but rather blatant facts that rosemary is one of the oldest and most respected herbs that is still available in modern times.

Archeologists have uncovered pieces of the rosemary plant in ancient Egyptian graves where it was apparently used as incense.

The Romans considered rosemary to be a sacred plant that was a gift from the gods.

Rosemary has been used for religious cleansing and purification as gifts of beautiful wreaths for weddings and other celebrations, as food, for beauty rituals and as herbal medicines.

Paracelsus, an ancient physician, used rosemary as one of the chief ingredients in his healing remedies believing that it was a special tonic to help strengthen the overall body and heal the liver, brain, heart and eyes.

In modern times rosemary is used by herbalists to assist with illness related to the gall bladder and the liver.

Rosemary is also used as an antiseptic for treating flu, viruses and colds. Sore muscles, rheumatism and arthritis often respond well to rosemary oils applied during massage.

Rosemary is also touted as being able to help lower blood sugar, raise blood pressure, relieve cramps and stimulate a block menstrual flow.

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  1.  Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow

Rosemary Skin Care Potion

Rosemary essential oil works like a magic potion on skin. The oil is known to have many interesting and beneficial qualities. It has an amazing smell due to which it is extensively used in many brands of perfumes.

Rosemary infused oil is one of my favorite ways to use cuttings from my rosemary plants. Rosemary oil makes a fabulous massage oil sore muscles, backaches, and soothe arthritis pain. It is also very soothing and healing to skin, and makes a good hot oil hair treatment. Rosemary oil is great in the kitchen too, use it to baste chicken and pork roasts, or as a salad dressing.

  • Strip the leaves from the woody stems, and bruise to help release the essential oil. ( a rolling pin works well for this)
  • Pack a mason jar closely but loosely with rosemary leaves and cover completely with olive oil, leaving a half inch of headroom in the jar.
  • Leave jar in sunny window, or anywhere you can apply a slow, steady heat and allow to infuse for 2 to 4 weeks
  • Strain and allow to stand overnight to allow any water to separate from the oil.
  • Pour off the top into a clean jar
  • If you only plan on using the oil in skin and hair care, add and a pinch of Vitamin E oil to the finished oil, and/or enhance the scent with rosemary essential oil. Unscented rosemary oil can be used in cooking as well as a salad oil.
  • Store finished oil in a dark colored bottle, and keep in a cool place.

Rosemary extracts are obtained from Rosemary herbs (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a well-known culinary herb. There are two most important ingredients in Rosemary, such as caffeic acid and rosemarinic acid. Both are potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. There are dozens of antioxidants present in the extracts. The antioxidants of rosemary are exceptional and can neutralize multiple numbers of free radicals. It encourages the activities of some vital enzymes of our body that helps in flushing out toxic substances from the body system.

Rosemary extracts are extracted from the fresh leaves of the herb. It possesses antibacterial, soothing and wound healing properties.

Rosemary extracts has various health benefits. It stimulates cell renewal, and is used in beauty products. It is used to clear acne and blemishes, enhance circulation and reduce the appearance of broken capillaries and varicose veins. It maintains excessive oil secretions and improves most scalp problems, notably dandruff. Conditions the scalp and stimulates hair growth.

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  1. Rosemary Oil by Wsac
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by Live And Feel
  3. Rosemary For Hair by The Heb Guide

Rosemary Oil’s Nice Scent

Rosemary essential oil is a wonderful natural oil that heals and cures many problems and diseases. The oil is highly supported by its users all over the world. It has a soft and floral scent that indeed is very luring.

Rosemary is a natural skin softener. It is often added to soaps, lotions, shampoos and conditioners. If you are fatigued and worn out a rosemary tea bath can help rekindle your energy and mood. Pour 6 cups of boiling water over 3 tablespoons of rosemary leaves. Steep for about 15 min. Run a warm bath, strain the tea and add 5 cups to the bath water and drink one cup while you are bathing. Your energy will improve and your skin will be soft and radiant. 

Take two handfuls of fresh Rosemary and pour a quart of boiling water over it and allow to steep for 72 hours; strain the solution and use it as a final rinse. It will also enhance brown tones in the hair and nourish the hair promoting hair growth. Essential oil of Rosemary can be rubbed onto the hair brush before brushing your hair; this will nourish the hair follicles. Rosemary can be mixed into an ointment to make a soothing liniment for sore muscles.

It will also reduce swelling. Use essential oil of Rosemary diluted in sesame oil and massage it into the affected joint or muscle for soothing pain and swelling relief. You can make your own Rosemary oil by taking two handfuls of fresh Rosemary leaves. and soaking them in a pint of sesame or olive oil for one week. Strain and store the mixture in a cool dark place. Rosemary is a natural preservative so this oil will last a while.

You can also use this as a compress over the affected joint or muscle. Rosemary can be used on hard to heal cuts and wounds and will often speed up healing when applied topically. Use as a tea or as an essential oil mixed with jojoba oil.

When used as a weak tea Rosemary has diuretic properties and is very affective against -

  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Renal calculi

It will increase bile flow to the intestines thereby enhancing digestion.

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  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
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Rosemary – The Invigorating Herb

Rosemary, as a herb is very useful and beneficial. The oil that is obatined from it is highly medicinal in nature. The scent of this oil is very nice and appreciable. People all over the world absolutely love this oil and use it quite religiously.

Rosemary is known as an invigorating herb. Easy to grow, rosemary is used in many natural remedies. Rosemary skin oil can help relieve acne and heal dry skin. Rosemary oil also helps to stimulate circulation, which will lead to a healthier appearance.

Rosemary originated in the Mediterranean area and on the continent of Africa. Today it grows around the world in sunny warm climates. This plant enjoys open sunlight of the Houston, Texas area and grows very easily. I have Rosemary growing in my backyard herb garden. It grows readily in this area and is a common ornamental and culinary plant. There are many species depending on where the plant is grown.

Rosemary will help rid the scalp of dandruff as it has antiseptic properties. When used as an essential oil mixed in with a little sesame oil and massaged into the scalp it nourishes the hair follicles strengthening them and increasing hair growth where there is thinning. Regular massage with this oil will help you regain hair thickness if you are experiencing hair thinning. It also gives the hair shine and luster. When a few drops of essential oil of Rosemary is mixed with a teaspoon of sesame oil and massages into the temples and scalp it can relieve tension headaches and migraines.

For Circulation and Digestion, it is to be taken in small doses internally Rosemary will help improve the circulation, support the nervous system, enhance and aid digestion. It is rich in minerals -

  • Ca
  • Mg
  • PO4
  • Na
  • K

(Calcium, magnesium, phosphates sodium and potassium) All these minerals are needed by the nervous and circulatory systems .

Rosemary has a mild sedating affect on the body and can calm frazzled nerves. It can enhance memories and improve memory. The ancient Greek students always wore Rosemary garlands while studying and taking exams. Rosemary has very powerful antioxidant properties which increase overall vitality, improves circulation and your improves mental out look. This herb has been shown to inhibit mammary tumors in mice. Carnosol and ursolic acid are the major constituents of Rosemary and have been shown to inhibit tyrosine protein kinase (TPA) and ornithine decarboxylase activity and inhibit tumor promotion.

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  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow

The Many Qualities Of Rosemary Oil

Rosemary essential oil is a highly sought after oil of the world. It has many amazing qualities and does a lot of benefits to the skin and hair. The oil is an integral part of many perfume brands and the smell of it is hence loved all over.

Rosemary Verbenone is recommended by many authorities for its cell regenerating powers.

Its supreme skin regenerative and wound healing properties make Rosemary verbenone especially useful for treating chronic skin conditions, dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.

Acne prone skin may respond favorably to the renewing effects of Rosemary verbenone, as well as to its action to fight infection and promote glandular balance and function.

Its skin nourishing action makes it ideal for dry and mature skin.

Blend Rosemary verbenone with Pink Grapefruit, Cypress or Juniper to promote the break down of cellulite.

  1. Stimulant:

    Rosemary oil is an effective physical and mental stimulant. Herbalists have traditionally used it to revitalize the circulatory and nervous systems thereby improving memory and energy levels. Added to shower gels or dispersed in a bath, rosemary oil will lift the spirits and cure feelings of sluggishness and lethargy. Alternatively put a couple of drops on a hanky and inhale the scent.

  2. Decongestant:

    Steam inhalations of rosemary oil will help clear bronchial and nasal congestion, tiredness and headaches.

  3. Stiffness and muscle pain:

    Added to carrier oil or lotion and massaged onto the affected area, rosemary oil will relax aching, tired or strained muscles and remove stiffness.

  4. Hair tonic:

    A few drops of oil added to shampoo and/or conditioner will help stimulate your hair bulbs and boost hair growth. Rosemary oil is also an effective astringent and can help combat excessive oil production and/or dandruff on the scalp. And it will leave your hair smelling wonderfully fresh.

  5. General ‘tonic’:

    For a general tonic for your mind and body add rosemary oil to your massage oil. The natural astringent properties of rosemary will help to pep up your lymphatic system, boost your mood and keep your skin toned.

  6. Defence Against Infections:

    Rosemary oil is a good antiseptic and recent laboratory research has shown that it also has strong anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties, thus able to protect the skin and body from infections. Further extensive investigations are currently being made to discover whether rosemary could even play a preventative role in the fight against cancer.

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  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow

Rosemary Essential Oil – Therapeutic Armour

Rosemary essential oil is a therapeutic wonder and is really good at dealing with various acute and chronic skin diseases. The oil is famous all over the world for its various qualities that have helped millions to overcome their many socially embarassing problems.

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
  • 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.

Rosemary oil is effective on both acute (such as headaches or cramps) and chronic (arthritis) pain. Using topically, it has been seen to help relieve a large variety of pain. Simply add to a carry oil and then rub on the affected area. There may also be some benefit to pain relieve when added to a diffuser, especially when experiencing headaches or menstrual pains. Although ingestion is okay at small amounts, it can be used to help relieve digestion problems. Warning: even small amounts can cause digestive problems and large amounts can be toxic. It is usually suggested to consume Rosemary as a tea or in foods for digestive affects.

Rosemary has an impact on mental clarity and health. It can help sharpen ones brain functions and concentration. It is beneficial for treating depression and “the blues.” Consider using the oil in a diffuser or vaporizer near where you are to sharpen focus, brighten mood and calm the storm within.

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  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow

Rosemary Oil – Cool Cure

Rosemary essential oil, is a wonderful essential oil, as sweet as the name might sound, this oil is quite wonderful at carrying out a number of tasks. It acts amazingly for damaged and tanned skin. The oil has many medicinal properties.

Rosemary essential oil has a long history dating back to Egyptian times. It was one of the most highly valued essential oils because of its many healing properties. It was once considered a holy oil that had mystical qualities and a deep sense of mystery. Pieces of the rosemary plant have been found in tombs of the Egyptians. Traditionally it was used by the Egyptians for healing and purification.

The Greeks and Romans were also known to use rosemary in their daily life by making wreaths of rosemary to give thanks and pay homage to their gods. It has been used by alchemists and early scientists as a universally healing herb.

Rosemary essential oil is a great first-aid oil. It can be used alone or combined with other essential oils to make its effects more pronounced.

Having the highest hydrogen content of all the essential oils, makes rosemary essential oil warming and stimulating. It is great for use as a massage oil when combined with a small amount of almond oil. It is also an excellent choice for the treatment of various skin conditions, including oily skin, oily hair, and some scalp conditions like dandruff. Rosemary is also a wonderful choice to add to skin care treatments for -

  • Acne
  • Wrinkles
  • Sun damaged skin

It is also thought to aid in the prevention of hair loss.

Used as part of a massage oil blend, rosemary essential oil is an excellent choice. It benefits the the circulation of blood, and helps the lymph nodes and nerve supply. Combine a few drops of rosemary essential oil with a tablespoon or two of a base oil, such as almond oil, for best results. To relieve chronic symptoms of fatigue and stiff joints, use rosemary verbenone. The oil can relieve symptoms of multiple sclerosis, gout and rheumatism by massaging into the affected areas. Rub a few drops of rosemary essential oil into muscular aches and pains.

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  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow