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Essential Oil Index ~ Rosemary

Rosemary

Latin Name: Rosemarinus officinalisrosmarinus_officinalis

Plant/Part: Herb/Flowering Tops

Note: Middle

Planet: Sun

Element: Fire

Affinity: STIMULANT – Longevity, conscious mind, memory, love

Aroma

Strong, clear and penetrating, a refreshing herbal fragrance

Rosemary has a clean, resinous odour which clears the mind and enhances memory.


 

Applications

Physical conditions

Fluid retention

Muscular pain

Acne

Dandruff

Dermatitis

Eczema

Greasy hair

Insect repellent

Gout

Palpitations

Poor circulation

Rheumatism

Bronchitis

Flatulence

Indigestion

Painful periods

Debility

Headaches

High blood pressure


 

Psychological conditions

Vigorous

Penetrating

Stimulating

Nervous exhaustion

Mental fatigue


 

It can also be useful for mental fatigue or lethargy, poor memory, or confusion. Rosemary strengthens the mind where there is weakness and exhaustion, and can be used when feeling apathetic or desiring to escape.

Precautions

Should be avoided in pregnancy and by epileptics, and used with caution by those with sensitive skin. May antidote homeopathic remedies

 

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