Rosemary oil is known for its culinary and herbal benefits and has been extensively used for health and wellness purposes. It has been for thousands of years by ancient culture. So what makes rosemary oil one of the most widely celebrated essential oils?
Read below to know the 7 benefits of rosemary essential oil.
1. Lowers stress, anxiety and enhances memory
Rosemary found a mention in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, The quote- “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance” holds true to this day as rosemary oil may stop your need to cram the night before a big test or a presentation. It lowers stress, anxiety and enhances memory. Just use diluted rosemary oil on your temples to renew your mental energy.
2. Promotes hair growth
This essential oil also stimulates the hair follicles and therefore enables your hair to grow stronger and thicker. Mix a few drops of rosemary essential oil with any carrier oil like almond oil and massage it into your scalp for thick and long hair.
3. Boosts immunity
Give your immune system a helping hand when the flu season rolls around. Give yourself a relaxing bath with added rosemary essential oil to detoxify your body and boost your immunity.
4. Cures indigestion
If indigestion is troubling you then its rosemary oil to your rescue. Mix a few drops of rosemary essential oil along with some jojoba oil and massage it into your stomach to help with problems such as flatulence, stomach cramps, constipation or bloating.
5. Rejuvenates skin
If you are sick of trying to get rid of the cellulite and stretch marks, just mix a few drops of rosemary essential oil along with some olive, almond or coconut oil and massage it to your problem area. The cell rejuvenation properties of rosemary essential oil will rejuvenate your skin.
6. Mosquito repellant
You can make an all-natural mosquito repellant with this essential oil. Mix up a batch of rosemary essential oil and distilled water and keep in a spray bottle. It’s simple and the best part, it has no toxins.
7. Natural air fresheners
Save money on store-bought air fresheners which are loaded with artificial scents because you can make a chemical-free version yourself. Just add a few drops of rosemary essential oil into some water and spray around your house to enjoy the distinctive woody fragrance.
From mental to physical health, from the garden to skincare, rosemary is indeed a versatile essential oil. Always be sure to dilute rosemary essential oil with any carrier oil such as coconut oil, almond oil, etc as it is very potent and may cause skin sensitivity in some people.
Watch out the video below to know the benefits of rosemary oil and how to use it.