The medicinal effect of rosemary has been known for centuries. It has been used to enhance memory and brain function, relieve pain and stimulate hair growth. A study of 32 low blood pressure subjects showed that, because of the use of rosemary essential oil for 72 weeks, it showed that rosemary could raise blood pressure to normal levels. In addition to the fact that in most of the subjects, rosemary essential oil increased blood pressure, it was observed that the overall mental and physical quality of life had improved dramatically, indicating the far-reaching healing effects that this oil had on health.
A study conducted only in vitro (on live cells in a petri dish) showed that rosemary essential oil inhibits the spread and development of various cancer cells.
Rosemary oil improves circulation, relieves arthritis and rheumatism and relieves muscle spasms. When used as an additive in shampoos and soaps it has anti-dandruff effect, accelerates hair growth and has an effect on oily skin, skin infections and acne and also repels insects, so it is very suitable for use during the summer.
When used in inhalation, it relieves respiratory distress and cold symptoms.
- local application
- internal use
Rosemary essential oil should be diluted 50:50 with base oil before use.
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- Caution is advised for oral use as overuse of the oil can cause neurotoxicity (depending on the camphor level in the oil).
- Do not oil rosemary close to the face of infants or children under 10 years of age.