Rosemary Oil – A Master Of All Problems!!!
The popularity of Rosemary oil among all other essential oils have increased. This is because slowly and steadily the researchers are getting aware of the numerous benefits that this oil provides. Being, a master of all the problems, it’s benefits are not known to many people at large. This article will help you out gaining full and factual information about the rock star – Rosemary Oil.
What Is Rosemary Oil And How Is It Extracted?
Rosemary Oil is a popular evergreen shrub that has culinary and healing properties. This shrub breeds in the Mediterranean region and is used for medicinal uses since ancient times. The oil is extracted by the distillation process from the plant called ‘Rosmarinus Officinalis’. It is extracted from the leaves and flowering tops of this plant.
This plant gives a woody fragrance and is a shelter to so many benefits. Because of its antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, the oil is used for cosmetics, cleaning, cooking, health and various other benefits. It has benefits for skin, hair, and health.
- Enhances Mood
- Improves Brain and Cognitive Functions
- Boosts Liver
- Anti-cancer Formula
- Cure For Respiratory Problems
- Skin, Hair and Oral Care
- Accelerates Blood Circulation
- Boosts Immune System
- Improves Digestion
- Mosquito Repellent
What Are The Benefits Of Rosemary Oil?
There are more than hundreds of benefits that this plant provides but here are top 5 benefits of this plant that will make eager to stock this oil.
The common type of hair loss found in both men and women is androgenetic alopecia that is known in male as well as female baldness. This is the by-product of the increased testosterone levels and they attack the hair follicles from growing. Rosemary oil lessens the formation of the by-product thus triggering the hair growth. Thus, it is known to fight against baldness, patchy hair fall and is more useful than the commonly used remedy of hair loss minoxidil.
The excess secretion of the stress hormone cortisol causes anxiety and stress. Increased secretion of it may result in sleeplessness (insomnia), tiredness, boredom, anxiety, mood swings even suppressing the immune system.
Hence, the aroma of this oil lessens the secretion and makes you feel refreshed and motivated.
Rosemary Oil contains Anti-inflammatory, anti-analgesic, anti-nociceptive properties because of which it is known for relieving pain. You can have all your joint and muscle pain vanishes just by using this supercool pain-relieving oil.
Removes Bad Odor
Rosemary Oil has a very pleasant smell and hence it is used as room fresheners, cosmetics, cleaners, scented bath products, perfumes, etc. This is because of a compound in this oil called myrcene that produces such pleasant odor.
The researchers and scientists have found that this oil provides health benefits. Problems like menstrual cramps, liver, cataract, intestine, gall bladder, heart diseases, peptic ulcers, sperm mobility, leukemia, and kidney stone.
It has been researched that Rosemary Oil can also treat cancer in a way it protects the proliferation of the cancerous cells.
A Homemade Recipe Of Rosemary Oil?
Rosemary Oil requires distillation equipment, though if you don’t have it, still you can make the macerated rosemary oil infusion. All you need to do is:
- Take some fresh Rosemary twigs and remove the needles.
- Heat it on a cooker by adding 2 cups of sunflower oil.
- Add the needles and put the cooker on low heat for 6-7 hours.
- Once you get the smell of rosemary then put it off the stove.
- Then strain the oil and discard the needles out.
Thus, this rosemary oil infusion can be made at home and used for your benefits.