Rosemary

Rosmarinus coronarium

Rosemary oil is unique in that it is cultivated in Spring. The shrubbery that is left on the plant from the season before, flowers in the springtime. These flowers grow from the silver and green plant in large blue clusters with an abundance of oil. It is steam distilled for the purest form of rosemary essential oil. The plant will then regenerate in the summertime. Rosemary mainly grows in the Mediterranean region. Rosemary is most commonly known for being used in cooking as it has a strong, flavorful taste. But rosemary is a must in green cleaning. As it is antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-fungal, rosemary can be used in every facet of natural cleaning. Add rosemary oil to your floor cleaning, all purpose cleaning and glass. It will improve the health of your family as it cleans the house.

Aroma: strong, herbal

Blends with: geranium, lavender, lemongrass, peppermint

Properties: antidepressant, diuretic, stimulant, astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-fungal

Uses: hair care, skin care, mouth sores, anxiety, mental disorders, depression, pain, headache, stiff muscles, asthma, indigestion, gassy stomach, flavoring

Methods of Use: steam, diffuser, burner, add to food or drink, in carrier oil, mouth wash, apply few drops to temples

Caution: avoid use if pregnant, have high blood pressure or epilepsy