Rosemary (Cineole) – Rosmarinus officinalis – Hungary
Family: Labiate (Mint family)
Country of Origin: Hungary
Extraction: Steam distilled from the whole plant while blooming
Volatility: Middle note
Aroma: Fresh, clear and camphoraceous with herbal undertones
Oxides (36-54%) – 1-8 cineole (35-50%), caryophellene oxide (1-2%)
Monoterpenes (18-34%) – a-pinene (9-14%), b-pinene (4-9%), phellandrenes, myrcene
Ketones (8-30%) – camphone (5-28%), b-thujone (1-2%), verbenone (1-2%)
Cautions / Safety Data
Avoid if pregnant. Do not use with high blood pressure or epilepsy. Do not use on the skin full strength. Always dilute in appropriate carriers before use. Not for internal use. Do not ingest. Use sparingly with asthma and other serious respiratory conditions. If pregnant or suffering from serious medical conditions, consult a qualified health professional, experienced in the use of essential oils.
It is considered by many to be a very stimulating oil.
Essential oils are not meant to be a replacement for traditional medical treatment of diseases and conditions. When in doubt, please consult a physician.