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Top Benefits of Rosemary Essential Oil

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Top Benefits of Rosemary Essential Oil

Hair Care

Promote hair growth

Rosemary Essential Oil is one of the top essential oils for promoting hair growth and thickness. It promotes hair growth by stimulating hair follicles, promoting circulation, and improving scalp health. It also helps in preventing premature greying. Add 2-5% Rosemary Essential oil to a mixture of Castor Seed Oil and Jojoba Oil to create a potent hair oil. Apply this blend generously and massage for a few minutes. Leave it overnight for maximum benefits. Add LavenderPeppermint and Clary Sage Essential Oils for better results.

Controls dandruff

Rosemary Essential Oil is known for its ability to treat itchy scalp and control dandruff. Its effective anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, and anti-inflammatory properties help promote a healthier scalp that encourages hair growth. You may add Tea Tree and Lavender Essential Oils for more potent anti-dandruff properties.

Beard Care

Promotes beard growth

Rosemary Essential oil helps to promote beard growth by stimulating hair follicles. Moreover, its helps to provide an ideal growth environment by promoting healthy skin beneath, hydrating dry skin, controlling acne, and preventing infections. Add 1-2% Rosemary Essential Oil to Jojoba Oil to create a potent beard oil. You may add Cedarwood and Lavender Essential Oils for better results.

Mind & Soul

Improves concentration and mental clarity

Diffusing 6-12 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil at your work desk or study area can help to improve focus and clear mental fog. It stimulates the brain and improves alertness and boosts mental clarity. It is also known to enhance memory and increase processing speeds. Rosemary Essential Oil also helps fight feelings of fatigue and exhaustion.

Energizes and uplifts mood

Woody and evergreen aroma of Rosemary Essential Oil helps to uplift the spirit, boost energy, fight the feeling of fatigue and exhaustion, and dissipate negative thoughts. Diffuse 6-12 drops, or apply topically on temples and back of the neck after diluting in a base oil.


Improves brain function

Rosemary Essential Oil is known to boost brain function and improve memory. A study published in International Journal of Neuroscience in 2017 shows that Rosemary produced a significant enhancement of performance for overall quality of memory and secondary memory factors. Initial studies indicate that the oil may help treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

Decongests and relieves cough

Rosemary Essential Oil helps in improving overall respiratory health. Its potent anti-inflammatory, expectorant, and analgesic properties help relieve nasal congestion, reduce sinusitis, relieve sore throat, and act as a natural cough suppressant. Its anti-microbial properties also help in fighting infections in the respiratory tract. Add two drops each of Rosemary, PeppermintEucalyptus and Tea Tree Essential Oils to a steam inhaler and inhale deeply to help clear the congestion.

Relieves muscle and joint pain

Owing to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, Rosemary Essential Oil is a completely natural alternative for easing muscular aches, reducing joint pain, relaxing sore muscles, and alleviating headaches. Add a few drops of Rosemary Essential Oil and Peppermint Essential Oils to a base oil such as Arnica Oil or Jojoba Oil and massage on the affected area. We prefer to use Arnica Oil as the base oil as it is well-known for its pain relieving properties.

Alleviates headaches

Pain relieving property of Rosemary Essential Oil is known to relieve headaches. Add Peppermint and Lavender Essential Oils for better results. Always dilute essential oils in a base oil for topical application.

Aids digestion

Rosemary Essential Oil has been shown to stimulate appetite. It also aids in the digestive process and helps to relive flatulence, bloating, constipation, and cramps. Studies on animals show that it boosts liver health and prevents damage to the liver.

Boosts immunity

Rosemary Essential Oil is a rich anti-oxidant that boosts immunity by scavenging free radicals and protecting the body from oxidative stress. Once of its main component, carnosol, has shown promising results in initial studies of selective toxicity towards cancer cells vs non-tumorigenic cells. Inhaling Rosemary Essential Oil on a regular basis helps to boost immunity.

Improves oral health

Add a few drops of Rosemary Essential Oil to half a cup of water works as an effective mouthwash. It helps to fight against cavities, gingivitis, and plaque build-up, and protects against tooth decay.

Home Care

Repels insects and mosquitoes

Pinene and monoterpenes present in the Rosemary Essential Oil make it an effective insect repellent. Studies show that it successfully repels a wide range of insects including mosquitoes, ticks, and spider mites. It is also useful for deterring harmful insects that infest your garden.

Disinfects and cleans surfaces

Rosemary Essential Oil acts as a natural disinfectant due to its broad-spectrum anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. Add 10-20 drops of Rosemary Essential Oil in a spray bottle filled with 100ml rubbing alcohol and use it to clean the surfaces. Add 10-12 drops each of Tea TreeEucalyptusLemon and Lavender Essential Oils for making a more effective surface disinfectant.

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