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Rosemary essential oil is a strong, fresh, resinous/herbal aroma.
Common Name: Rosemary
Plant Part: Leaves & Stems
Form: Essential Oil
Synonyms: Dew of the Sea, Rosmarinus, Anthos, incensier
Origin: France, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, Morocco
Botanical Description: An resinous, evergreen shrub with short needles or leaves and typically blue flowers, although white and pink flowered cultivars exist.
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the leaves and stems.
Aroma Profile: The top note of Rosemary is a short-lived, fresh aroma. The middle note is strong, fresh, woody and herbaceous. The dry out note is highly diffusive and camphoraceous.
Major Constituents: Pinene, Camphene, Cineol, Camphor, Borneol, Sesquiterpenes
Common Adulterants: Eucalyptus oil, cineole fraction.
Regulatory Status: GRAS 182.20
Aroma Benefits: warming, confidence building, energizing, unblocking, vitalizing, bracing, clarifying, invigorating, cleansing, purifying, refreshing, mood-lifting, uplifting
Blends Well With: peppermint, eucalyptus, lavender, spice oils, citrus, clary sage
Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy, if epileptic or hypertension.
Directories: Essential Oils
Description: Rosemary essential oil is a strong, fresh, resinous/herbal aroma.