Here are 14 reasons Rosemary essential oil should be your new obsession!!!
If you start singing, “parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme” whenever we mention Rosemary, you should spend more time with Rosemary essential oil. Steam-distilled from the needle-like leaves of the Rosmarinus officinalis plant, Rosemary oil brings a fresh, woodsy aroma to everything it touches. But this hardworking herb is more than an earthy scent.
What do you use Rosemary oil for?
The better question is what DON’T you use Rosemary for? Infuse everything from your hair care routine to your homemade cleaners to supporting our brain with this oil’s complex, robust, energizing aroma! Here are a few of them!
1. Make a hydrating hair mask.
Warm 2 tablespoons coconut oil and 1 tablespoon honey. Add 3 drops Rosemary oil and mix together. Apply to the hair shaft, especially the ends, put on a shower cap, and let it stay on for 30 minutes. or so. Rinse out the mask, then wash and dry hair as usual.
2. Turn the shower into a spa.
Add a drop or two of Rosemary essential oil to a washcloth on the floor of the shower and turn it into an invigorating showertime boost!
3. Battle head tension.
Make your own roll-on by putting a few drops each of Peppermint, Rosemary, and M-Grain™ essential oil blend with V-6 to fill the roller.
4. Give bugs the brush-off.
Win the war on bugs while enjoying the great outdoors. Use our Insect Repellent—infused with Rosemary, Citronella, Lemongrass, and other essential oils to naturally repel bugs. It smells good to people but pests head the other direction!
5. Rosemary Vitality essential oil
Using Rosemary Vitality essential oil, you can whip up a savory snack by adding Rosemary Vitality™ to hummus. This is delicious when eaten with fresh carrots, bell peppers, celery, pita chips or many other goodies!
6. Take a breather from blemishes.
Is Rosemary oil good for skin? As one of the ingredients in our Maximum Strength Acne Treatment, Rosemary works with Frankincense, Tea Tree, Manuka, and other oils to fight blemishes.
7. Show your scalp some TLC.
Massage a dime-sized amount of V-6™, 2 drops Rosemary essential oil, and 2 drops Tea Tree essential oil into your scalp. Let it sit for 10 minutes before rinsing. You’ll love the refreshing aroma and your hair will love the extra added attraction this will provide.
YL tip: Can you use Rosemary essential oil directly on the scalp? Yes! Show your locks some love by adding a few drops of Rosemary essential oil to your favorite hair care products. What’s UNDER your scalp will receive great benefit, too!!
8. Clean your heart out!
Spray away offensive odors and sticky counters with a Rosemary-infused cleaner you can whip up yourself. Combine 1 capful Thieves® Household Cleaner, 2 drops Rosemary, 2 drops Lemon, and 2 cups water in a glass spray bottle and clean to our heart’s content!
9. Smooth your style!
Add Rosemary to Mirah™ Lustrous Hair Oil to smooth frizz, flyaways, and tangles while improving softness and shine.
10. Design a custom fragrance.
Create a standout scent by adding Rosemary and Geranium to hand or body lotion.
11. Add flavor to your favorite dishes.
Use Rosemary Vitality™ to boost the savory flavor of mashed potatoes, egg dishes, meat marinades, and more.
12. Get mermaid hair!
Lustrous locks can be part of your world with our easy DIY spray and serum. Dive into Young Living’s mermaid hair tutorial for details.
13. Refresh your ride.
Spice up your road trips by adding a couple drops of En-R-Gee™ to your car vent diffuser. The combined aromas of oils like Rosemary, Clove, and Black Pepper make for one invigorating co-pilot!
14. Get to work.
Struggling to see your way through an important project? Try diffusing a blend of essential oils that offers an energizing, refreshing, and grounding aroma. The combination of Rosemary, Citrus Fresh™, and Cypress provides just that!
(From Diane Mora)