Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Plant Part: Herb
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: An aromatic shrub, Rosmarinus officinalis has scaly bark
and dense, leathery needle like leaves. Tiny pale blue blossoms abound
from December through spring. Rosemary can grow to heights of five to
six feet (close to 2 meters) in height.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense,
Ginger,Lemon, Orange and Peppermint.
Aromatic Scent: Organic Rosemary Essential Oil has a strong, clear,
penetrating, camphoraceous and herbaceous aroma.
History: Rosemary was used in Roman burial rites, and that practice
continued well into the middle ages when it was customary to lay
branches of rosemary on the coffin at funerals. Because it grows in
proximity to the sea, its name means Dew of the Sea. Its leaves were
traditionally burned in hospitals to purify the air.