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Rosemary Essential Oil
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Rosemary essential oil is a strong, fresh, resinous/herbal aroma.

Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis Linnaeus

Common Name: Rosemary

Plant Part: Leaves & Stems

Form: Essential Oil

Family: Lamiaceae

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.

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