Rosemary

Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Rosemary essential oil Rosmarinus officinalis

About it...

Botanical name: Rosmarinus officinalis

Family: Lamiaceae

 

Harvested: Europe - Tunisia

Parts used: flowering stems

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: rosmarinic ac., carnosic ac., alpha and beta-pinene, borneol, bornyl acetate, camphor, camphene, 1,8-cineole, limonene (with figures)

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities

 

Traditional uses:

The variety and quantity of components in Rosemary oil explain the large number of domestic uses made of this plant.

 

A strong antioxidant power of the rosmarinic and carnosic acids makes it a widely used natural preservative of food preparations .

 

This oil also has strong properties as an antiseptic, insecticide, and insect repellent.

 

Camphor and other biologically active compounds also make it a component for massage oils that promote blood circulation.

 

Used for its properties in:

The Ant and Cockroach Formula

 

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