- Stimulating, warming and energizing
- Used since ancient times for cleansing and purification
- Skin nourishing properties make it excellent for beauty and skin care
- Powerful restorative and tonic properties
Botanical/Latin Name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Distillation: Steam distilled leaf
How Grown: Certified organic
Aromas: Clean, fresh woody and herbal scent with tenacious dry out notes.
Chemical Family: Monoterpene, ketone, oxide, ester
GC/MS Tested: 100% Pure & Natural
FDA: Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS) Status
A powerful and pungent aroma that’s woody and herbal, Rosemary oil's clean, fresh and penetrating aroma is less sharp and noticeably different from the cineole variety.
Rosemary oil, ct. verbenon from Corsica, is steam distilled from the evergreen shrubs native to this region of Europe. The Corsican Rosemary has a classically clean, fresh verbenon aroma with excellent, tenacious dry out notes.
Small farms in Corsica supply only a few hundred pounds a year from native plants, making this oil an extraordinarily rare specimen to be savored and appreciated. Oils grown in the soil of this region of Corsica are known to have higher vebenon content. This aromatic plant has lovely blue flowers and may grow as tall as six feet in height.
Rosemary verbenon's soft fragrance is refreshing, lasting and pleasant. It smells like the fresh picked herb!
Rosemary is a very good oil to have on hand. It is very versatile with a multitude of uses. You can use it alone or in a synergy blend with other essential oils to enhance its effects.
Rosemary oil has the highest hydrogen content of all the essential oils. Its high hydrogen content gives Rosemary verbenon its powerfully stimulating and warming effect.
Very high in 1,8 cineole (an oxide), camphor (ketone), borneol and a-pinene. For more information about oxides, ketones, and other organic chemicals found in essential oils, visit the PurePlant Essentials Blog.
With its long history of use, Rosemary oil is one of the most highly valued of all the essential oils. It has been considered a 'Holy Oil' since ancient time. Many folk songs attribute deep mystery to its healing properties.
Remnants of the Rosemary plant have been discovered in Egyptian tombs. Its incense was traditionally used by the Egyptians for purification and healing.
Both Greeks and Romans are known to have made wreaths of Rosemary to pay homage and give thanks to the gods.
Rosemary was a chief ingredient in medicines made by the alchemists and early scientists like Paracelsus. Philosopher-healers of the Renaissance period regarded Rosemary highly and praised its curative benefits.
Through the ages Rosemary has been used to celebrate life and to attract benevolent outcomes. No feast was ever without Rosemary.
Gentler and less stimulating than the more traditional cineole rich variety, the verbenon chemotype is frequently recommended by many authorities for its skin nourishing powers.
Problem prone skin may respond favorably to the renewing effects of Rosemary verbenon. Its skin nourishing effect makes it especially ideal for dry and mature skin.
Rosemary verbenon is often used for balancing excess sebum production. It may be useful for balancing oily hair, skin and scalp conditions.
A potent body and mind tonic, Rosemary is especially good for clearing the mind and emotions.
BLEND WITH: Atlas Cedarwood, Basil, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Fennel, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Peppermint.
SUGGESTED USE ON LABEL: Adult: Dispense 1-3 drops on cotton ball or smell strip and inhale, or as directed.
CAUTIONS: Do not apply to or near face of infants or children. Maximum dermal use level 6.5%.