ROSEMARY, Rosmarinus officinalis (Plant Family: Lamiaceae/Labiatae)
Type of plant: Dense bush of thin branches with spike-like green leaves with grayish undersides and blue flowers.
Part used: Leaves, twigs, and flowers
Method of extraction: Steam distillation
Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative,
cicatrizing, decongestant, depurative, diuretic, immunostimulant, restorative, spasmolytic, stomachic, stimulant
Therapeutic uses: Muscular aches and pain, rheumatism, arthritis, muscular weakness, muscular injury, headache, migraine, gastric upset, abdominal spasm, respiratory conditions, sinus congestion, fluid retention, heavy legs, edema, cellulite, detoxifying, memory enhancement, general debility, acne, pimples, boils, abscesses, dandruff, hair loss
Blends well with: Basil linalol, basil tulsi, chamomile german, chamomile roman, cistus, citronella, coriander seed, cypress, elemi, eucalyptus lemon, eucalyptus radiata, geranium, greenland moss, hyssop decumbens, immortelle, juniper berry, lavandin, lavender, lavender (spike), lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, marjoram (sweet), niaouli, peppermint, petitgrain, ravensara, ravintsara, saro, spearmint, spruce, tangerine, tarragon, thyme linalol, turmeric, ylang ylang
Precautionary advice: Best avoided during pregnancy.