15 Ways You Can Use Rosemary Oil Today

Rosemary is one of my most favorite essential oils! I love the fresh smell and I use it in all of my home made cleaning recipes to keep my house smelling like spring. It's such a versatile oil and here are 15 ways you can start using it in your home today!

  1. Respiratory Aid  - Rub on your chest every couple of hours to aid with chest congestion and cough. Diffuse for sinusitis and nasal congestion.

  2. Memory/Focus - Diffuse to stimulate memory, focus and inspiration

  3. Antiseptic - Rosemary has antiseptic qualities and can be used on scrapes, cuts and even in mouthwash!

  4. Pain Relief - Use topically, diluted with fractionated coconut oil to ease headache and muscle pain, use in the bath to soak tired achy muscles.

  5. Hair Health - add to coconut oil to use as a conditioner for your hair or rub into the scalp for a stimulating massage. Rosemary is said to stimulate hair growth so use on areas you want to grow more hair.

  6. Increase Circulation - Great for stimulating circulation in legs and energizing the body

  7. Cooking - use as a substitute for rosemary in culinary dishes

  8. Soothing massage -  Dilute with fractionated coconut oil and rub into sore areas to aid in easing muscle pain.

  9. Support Immunity -  Support the bodies natural immunity by diffusing or adding to veggie capsules and taking internally.

  10. Oral Health - 1 drop in a shot glass of water for fresh breath and to disinfect the mouth

  11. Aid digestion -  Use topically on the stomach or bottoms of feet to help with digestion or take internally in a veggie capsule.

  12. Spot treat acne -  Dab onto acne or pimples to reduce pain and inflammation and promote clear skin.

  13. Stress Relief - Rosemary helps calm the mind and body, diffuse or inhale to lower stress.

  14. Anit-inflammatory - use topically to reduce inflammation on sore joints.

  15. Antiviral/Antifungal - Use in your cleaning recipes to help disinfect and sanitize. I add 8 drops to an 8 oz spray bottle. Try combining with lemon and melaleuca for a powerful disinfecting combo.

Did you know???

Essential oils also have emotional properties that they encourage and discourage that can be very beneficial for our emotional well being.  I use the Emotions & Essential Oils Guide and highly recommend it if you are interested in this sort of thing. Here is just a snippet of the information contained within about Rosemary: