Rosemary (rosemarinus officinalis)

Clarifying, awakening, strongly astringent, beneficial to scalp disorders, could alleviate dandruff and encourage hair growth. Great for your memory too!

Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean and Asia, however it is reasonably hardy in cool climates. It can withstand droughts, surviving a severe lack of water for lengthy periods.

Upon cultivation, the leaves, twigs, and flowering apices are extracted for use. Rosemary is used as a decorative plant in gardens where it may have pest control effects. The leaves are used to flavor various foods, and are often used in stuffing and roast meats.

Rosemary is a good source of iron, calcium, phytonutrients and vitamin B, and was traditionally used to help alleviate muscle pain, improve memory, boost the immune and circulatory system, and promote hair growth.

Rosemary can be useful for skin to combat premature aging. Rosemary increases the skin’s elasticity therefore decreasing droopiness and age and it can reduce sun-spots. The anti-inflammatory benefits of Rosemary are key to eliminating puffiness.

As rosemary has natural antiseptic properties, it’s a superior disinfectant for our skin and hair. In fact, this essential oil is known to promote a healthy, moisturized scalp and may even reverse premature greying.

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