One of the most beneficial oils that can be used, is the Rosemary Oil, it has numerous uses, mostly for:
This essential oil is able to sharpen your memory and boost the cognitive function.
According to a study, which was published in the Journal of Neuroscience, 144 participants and their cognitive function was analyzed, due to an aromatherapy. The aromatherapy was from rosemary, and the researchers have conclude that this makes them more alert, it improved their memory and it led to the feeling of contentment.
Also Alzheimer’s Disease can be treated with this kind of aromatherapy or the use of Rosemary oil. A study was done on 28 participants who were elder and had dementia, in which 17 had Alzheimer’s disease. In the study the same aromatherapy was used.
The aromatherapy was simply inhaling the vapor of a mixture from lemon and rosemary early in the morning, after which their functions were a lot better. There were no side-effects or bad behavior, in fact all of them have shown very good improvement.
Due to the anti-inflammatory properties of this oil, it can provide calming effects and it can also relieve from some types of pain. For example if you have joint or muscle pain, simply apply this oil on the affected area and massage in a circular and gentle motion. Or you can mix it with a few drops of peppermint oil and coconut oil, and then massage the affected area.
Improves Oral Health
Rosemary oil contains a lot of disinfectant abilities, it can be used to prevent from gingivitis and cavities, bad breath, a plaque buildup and a lot of other dental problems.
Add a few drops of this essential oil in your toothpaste, or make your own. To make your own, mix peppermint and coconut oil, with baking soda and rosemary oil, and there you have it, a homemade toothpaste.
Rosemary essential oil is able to boost the bile flow and the metabolism, detoxifies the body and reduces the production of plasma liver enzymes.
Promotes Hair Health
Applying some rosemary essential oil on your scalp, will not only boost your hair growth, but it also treats dandruff, it soothes a dry scalp, and can slow down the so called graying process. The mixture of rosemary oil and swertia, Francesc Cascado Galcera says it is offering:
- Rapid hair growth
- Reduces hair loss
- Improves the ability of your hair, to resist traction
- It increases the hair growth by 22.4%
All you have to do, to get these benefits, simply after showering while the hair is still wet, add some rosemary essential oil on your scalp, and gently massage.
Inhaling the vapor of a mixture from rosemary essential oil and lavender oil, for only 5 minutes, it lowers the blood cholesterol right away, and this also lowers the risk of developing chronical diseases. This was tested in a study on 22 participants.
Helps Heal The Prostate
The rosemary oil is able to reduce the chemical called DHT, which is directly linked to our prostate health. Mix a few drops of rosemary oil with a carrier oil and rub that right under the genitals.
The function of the gallbladder is supported perfectly by the rosemary oil, it will prevent from toxic overload because of the healthy peristaltic activity.
Mixing a quarter teaspoon of coconut oil with a few drops of rosemary oil, and rubbing it right over your gallbladder, twice on daily basis, will support its function.
Relieves Neuralgia and Neuropathy
Pain from damaged nerves can be relieved with rosemary oil. The mixture of a few drops of rosemary oil and a few drops of helichrysum oil, with a few drops of cypress oil and some carrier oil, will relieve from the pain if it is applied directly on the area.
The producing of the stress hormone cortisol, can be reduced by the rosemary oil. Inhale the vapor from it or simply inhale the smell from the bottle, it will calm you down, enjoy!