Current commercial uses for rosemary include the scenting of colognes and aftershaves, soaps, detergents and disinfectants.
Aromatherapists use rosemary's briskly energizing aroma to combat nervous exhaustion and fatigue. This effect can be so powerful that rosemary is not recommended for use by people with epilepsy or high blood pressure.
Rosemary oil acts as an astringent and will help regulate or decrease oily secretions of the hair folicles. For this reason rosemary hair care preparations are often used by people with greasy hair and dandruff.
This sweetly scented, expensive oil was especially good for use in perfumes, forest-type colognes and lavender scented products. Today it's much cheaper to blend isolated constituents such as linalool with a standard quality rosemary to achieve a similar effect. Rosemary essential oil has a herbaceous, woody, sharp, Camphor-like scent. Improves memory and clears cobwebs out of the mind. Used in massage oils, liniments, compresses, or bath to improve poor circulation and ease and penetrates muscle and rheumatic pain.Â Rubbing a rosemary vapor balm on the check relieves lung and sinus congestion.
Rosemary essential oil calms apprehension while stimulating the spirit. Aching muscles, arthritis, dandruff, dull skin, exhaustion, gout, hair care, muscle cramping, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatism.
Rosemary esesntial oil blends well with the following essential oils:Â olibanum, lavender, lavandin, citronella, oregano, thyme, pine, basil, peppermint, labdanum, elemi, cedarwood, petitgrain, cinnamon, cedarwood, frankincense, lemon, Spearmint, Geranium, Tea Tree, and Eucalyptus essential oils.
Itâï¿½ï¿½s major Constituents: Cineole, Pinene, Borneol, Linalol, Alpha-Terpineol, Terpinen-4-ol, Bornyl Acetate, Camphor, Thujone, Camphene, Limonene, Beta-Caryophyllene
USES :- IN FOOD, FLAVOUR, COSMETIC, PHARMACEUTICALS, TOBACCO AND PERFUME INDUSRTIES.
Description Clear to Colourless Liquid
Physico Chemical Properties
||The Odor is Strong, Fresh, Woody - Her-
baceous, Somewhat Minty - Forest Like
odor. the Fresh Notes Vanish Quickly,
yeilding to a Clean, Woody - Balsamic
body - Note Which Tones Out in a Dry Her-
baceous, But Very Pleasant & Tencious,
bitter Sweet Note
||0.894 & 0.912
||1.4640 & 1.4760
||- 5âº to +10âº
Main Constituents Alpha - Pinene, Camphene, Cineol, Camphor, terpenene, Linalool & Bornyl Alcohol.
||SOLUBLE IN ALCOHOL AND OTHER ORGANICS SOLVENTS & INSOLUBLE IN WATER