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1. What is rosemary oil?
2. What are its claimed benefits?
3. What type of hair loss is it supposed to be able to treat?
4. Is there evidence to support these claims?
5. What are the side effects?
6. How should it be used?
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Rosemary oil is an essential oil that has been extracted from the pine-like leaves of the rosemary plant (rosmarinus officinalis, to be precise) through a process of steam distillation.
It has been widely used for centuries as a folk remedy for numerous health conditions.
In modern times it has come into widespread use in food, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals.
Rosemary, like most medicinal plants, has an interesting history.
The ancient Greeks and Romans referred to it as the herb of remembrance and fidelity, most likely based on their belief that it strengthened the memory.
The Romans used it to decorate statues of their household gods and as a sacred incense in religious ceremonies.
Egyptians also considered rosemary to be sacred, using it to prepare the dead for mummification. Traces of the herb have been discovered in the tombs of the Egyptian First Dynasty.
It was also used in the Middle Ages to ward off evil spirits and protect against the plague.
It has been said the in 1235 Queen Elizabeth of Hungary was cured of her paralysis after a hermit soaked a pound of rosemary in a gallon of wine for several days and then rubbed it on her limbs.
The combination of rosemary and wine thus became known in Europe as the Queen of Hungary’s Water.
Rosemary oil is considered to be one of the most versatile oils used in alternative medicine.
It has been described as containing a various of therapeutic healing properties including analgesic, antimicrobial, anticancer, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties.
Due to these properties, practitioners use it to treat problems involving the central nervous system, cardiovascular system, reproductive system, respiratory system, digestive system, memory and brain function, genitourinary conditions, and liver problems.
It is also used in many topical lotions and ointments for the treatment of ailments such as arthritis, gout, muscular pain, neuralgia, wounds, and stimulation of hair follicles for hair growth.
Davis’ Aromatherapy: An A-Z covers the following uses and many more…
This video is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure any disease