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Rosemary Essential Oil, Verbenon

Organic South Africa

Rosmarinus Officinalis ct. Verbenone

Originally considered a holy oil for purification and healing, rosemary verbenone now finds widespread use in supporting the treatment of chronic skin and hair conditions as well as respiratory congestion and rheumatic complaints.

1/2 fl oz (15 mL)
Price: $13.00 
 (Out of Stock)

About Rosemary, Verbenone Essential Oil

The warming, invigorating qualities of rosemary verbenone support the stimulation blood flow and tissue regeneration, which in turn can brighten dull skin and help to effectively treat acne, eczema and psoriasis. As a superior tonic, rosemary relieves muscular stiffness, cramping, and aches and pains of the joints, thereby lessening the symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism. With the highest hydrogen content of all essential oils, it is powerfully warming and stimulating. As an expectorant, rosemary essential oil provides support for the respiratory system, relieving the symptoms of colds, coughs, congestion and bronchitis. The brain and nervous system also benefit from rosemary's stimulating properties and its ability to enhance mental clarity and lessen fatigue.

How to Use Rosemary, Verbenone Essential Oil

Rosemary can be applied topically (always diluted), as a compress, in the bath, through direct inhalation, or used with a diffuser.

For a tired and overworked body, dilute 10 drops of rosemary oil in 15 ml of carrier oil and gently massage affected areas.

Add a few drops of Spanish rosemary oil to a warm bath and enjoy.

For hair and scalp, use recommended recipe below. Mix formula in a dropper and apply to scalp and hair. Leave overnight for a nourishing, complete head treatment.

Rosemary Essential Oil Recipes

Hair and Scalp Formula: 8 drops rosemary oil, 4 drops cedar, 4 drops lemongrass oil, 4 drops peppermint oil and 4 drops lavender in 30 ml of jojoba oil. 10% argan oil will enhance this formula.

Mental Clarity Inhalation Blend: 8 drops rosemary oil, 4 drops peppermint oil and 4 drops lemon oil. Use neat if diffusing, or cut with 15 ml of carrier oil for direct inhalation.

Deep Breath: 8 drops frankincense oil, 6 drops eucalyptus oil, 3 drops rosemary oil, 3 drops pine oil and 2 drops peppermint. Use in a diffuser or add to 30 ml of jojoba oil for topical application or direct inhalation.

Interesting Rosemary Essential Oil Information

Rosemary has long been used for rites of passage and to symbolize love, remembrance, trust and friendship. The Greek and Romans made rosemary garlands and headdresses for wedding and celebrations, and burned rosemary incense at funerals.

Rosemary is thought to bring good luck and to impart protection, and was one of the original ingredients in "Four Thieves" or "Marseille" vinegar, used by bandits to protect themselves in medieval times from the plague.

Until recently many French hospitals used rosemary to disinfect the air.

Safety Considerations for Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing when diluted appropriately. Do not apply rosemary verbenone neat (undiluted) on skin. Use with caution if susceptible to epilepsy (use only small amounts or in dilution). Use with caution if dealing with high blood pressure (small amounts). Use with caution during pregnancy (use only small amounts or in dilution). Do not take Rosemary essential oil internally.

Aromatic Profile and Blending of Rosemary Essential Oil

Perfumery Note: Middle note
Odor: Clean, fresh, herbaceous, slightly camphoraceous
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Dry-out: Delicate, clean, sweet-herbaceous
Blends Well With: Eucalyptus, peppermint, pine, basil, lavender, cedarwood, clary sage, lemon and orange.

Product Details

Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis ct. verbenone
Family: Labiatae
Composition: 100% Pure rosemary verbenone oil
Origin: South Africa
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Cultivation/Harvesting: Organic
Plant Part: Aerial parts: leaves and flowers
Color: Clear
Consistency: Thin
Yield: 1%
Bottle Size: 15 ml

Why Floracopeia?

Floracopeia was established to help preserve and promote the use of botanical medicines as solutions to the widespread ecological destruction taking place in the world, and the loss of medicinal plants on which traditional medical systems depend. We provide our customers with the highest quality essential oils and other botanical aromatic treasures through the promotion of ecological sustainability, organic agriculture, and agro-forestry projects.

Our products are acclaimed for their therapeutic-grade, high quality at affordable prices. We provide artisanal quality oils produced by small family-based distillers. We buy directly from farmers and distillers, thus supporting the local economies in which the plants are grown. We do not buy oils from the world-brokers. Floracopeia is founded with a strong medical orientation and is involved in a number of global eco-projects based in grass roots health care, spirituality, reforestation projects, and the preservation and restoration of ethno-botanical culture.

Safety Guidelines:

Essential oils are potentially irritating to the skin and mucus membranes. Do not use essential oils directly on the skin undiluted. Do not take essential oils internally. If you are pregnant or nursing please see your health care provider before using essential oils.

Carrier oils and hydrosols are non-toxic to the skin, non-sensitizing, and can be used undiluted on the skin.