Organic Rosemary Essential Oil, Verbenone
Compass Plant, Incensier
- Certified Organic Rosemary Verbenone Essential Oil: The finest of all Rosemaries, Rosemary Verbenone has all the benefits of the other Rosemary oils. In addition, it strengthens the liver, due to containing at least 45% of a compound called verbenone.
Farming Method Certified Organic Country of Origin South Africa Plant Part Blossom and Plant Scientific Name Rosmarinus officinalis Application Method Bath, Compress, Diffusion, Inhalation, Topical
The distinctive and wonderfully fresh, herbal aroma of Rosemary refreshes the senses and provides a host of therapeutic benefits. Rosemary Verbenone is known for its cell-regenerative powers. It regenerates the liver and can help regenerate other tissues.
Rosemary is commonly found in hair care products, as it is reputed to renew hair growth and prevent premature baldness. It is used in the treatment of dandruff and oily skin and scalp. It is known to have a positive effect on the cephalic regions, clearing the mind as well as improving memory and overall brain function.
Rosemary contains camphor, which can help improve circulation and respiratory function. Therapeutically, Rosemary Oil can be used to promote blood flow to the pelvic region and uterus and support the digestive system. It is a diuretic and an expectorant/decongestant. Rosemary is also a known analgesic.
Dandruff, lice, oily hair, insect repellent: Topical Application
Amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea: Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath, Topical Application.
Asthma, bronchitis, colds, cough, sinus problems, hysteria: Direct Inhalation, Steam Inhalation.
Colitis, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, flu, jaundice: Topical Application, Compress.
Fainting, nervous disorders, exhaustion: Diffusion, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Memory loss, mental fatigue, neuralgia, migraine: Diffusion
Muscle aches and pains, circulation, varicose veins, rheumatism, arthritis: Topical Application, Compress, Whole Body Massage, Aromatic Bath.
Non-toxic, non-irritant (in dilution), non-sensitizing. Avoid use if you have epilepsy, high blood pressure or are pregnant. Rosemary oil should not be used with children who are 3 years of age or younger.
Rosemary is believed to be one the earliest plants used for cooking and medicine. It’s is said that Greek scholars placed rosemary wreaths on their heads to increase their power of concentration before exams. Sprigs of rosemary were burned at shrines in ancient Greece. In the Middle Ages, rosemary was burned to drive away evil spirits and protect against plagues. Rosemary is also considered a symbol of love and remembrance, and the sprigs have been traditionally used in wedding ceremonies.
About the Plant
A shrubby evergreen bush, it grows up to 6 feet high. It has silvery-green, needle-shaped leaves and pale blue flowers. The name “rosemary” means “rose of the sea,” referring to its native habitat, the sandy Mediterranean coastline. Rosemary loves dry heat: the hotter and drier the climate, the stronger its penetrating aroma. In addition to the wide range of culinary and medicinal uses, Rosemary is used to fragrance soaps, cosmetics, detergents and perfumes.
Where it Grows
Rosemary Verbenone grows wild on the French island of Corsica. It is cultivated in a few other countries, among them South Africa.
Scent: Clear, penetrating, herbal.
Blends With: Basil, Cedar, Frankincense, Lemon, Orange, Thyme.
Composition: Verbenone, alpha pinene, cineole, camphor.