Rosemary Benefits & Usage


Rosemary benefits – it is a Mediterranean evergreen herb that is a member of the mint family. Its botanical name, “Rosmarinus”. Rosemary leaves/twigs are known to have certain phytochemical compounds that have disease prevention and health-promoting properties. Rosemary is rich in diterpenes, flavonoids, phenolic derivatives, glycosides, and other phytochemicals that give it medicinal properties.

Fact – Rosemary tea contains compounds shown to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial effects. The two most studied compounds in rosemary are rosmarinic acid and carnosic acid.

  • Rosemary herb parts, whether fresh or dried, are a rich source of minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, manganese, copper, and magnesium.
  • Rosemary has antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties which work like magic when it comes to relieving joint pains and soreness of muscles.
  • Rosemary has antimicrobial qualities that make it an effective counter for bad breath.
  • Rosemary can be used to relieve a variety of gastrointestinal complaints, including indigestion, gas, stomach cramping, bloating and constipation.
  • Rosemary is somewhat diuretic in nature, which means it can help flush out toxins more efficiently during urination.
  • Rosemary consists of an impressive amount of immune boosting components, which is specifically powerful against bacterial infections, particularly those in the stomach.

Rosemary benefits for skin

Rosemary oil helps rejuvenate your skin by promoting cell regeneration. Rosemary is extensively used in skincare products, especially for acne and oily skin conditions. It hydrates the skin, which helps to control oil production. It also provides an antibacterial surface for the skin, keeping acne at bay. Rosemary Oil’s antiseptic properties are beneficial to skin conditions such as eczema.

  • Prevents ageing of skin – it contains naturally powerful antioxidants, rosemary oil strengthens the capillaries and helps to slow the effects of ageing on skin.
  • Treats acne – With its powerful disinfectant and antibiotic properties, the herb can help to treat acne and oily skin conditions.
  • Prevention of skin infection – The anti-inflammatory properties of rosemary help in curbing chronic skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. It also keeps infection at bay.
  • Soothing sun damage – Rosemary oil can help soothe sunburnt skin and also help it heal faster.

Rosemary benefits for hair

  • Prevents hair loss – Rosemary is known to improve blood circulation and promote good scalp health. When the circulation in your scalp region increases, it can potentially strengthen the hair follicles and reduce hair loss.
  • Fight dandruff – A combination of antifungal and decongestant properties, rosemary is perfect to help you deal with intense dryness like flakes, itch commonly known as dandruff.
  • Anti-fungal properties –  Hair problems majorly arise due to scalp microbiome imbalance. This gives way to fungal and bacterial growth leading to various scalp disorders. Rosemary is a strong anti-fungal and not only soothes the inflammation, but also heals and gives strength to hair follicles.
  • Get rid of split ends – Using rosemary oil for hair is especially beneficial if you have split ends. This is known to repair your hair and make it stronger, thus getting rid of unhealthy split ends over time. Just make sure to use good-quality rosemary oil. 
Is rosemary soap good for your face?

Rosemary has been very helpful at keeping acne at bay and preventing those annoying under-skin pimples. It is a skin-friendly ingredient. 

How quickly does rosemary work?

Rosemary is a very good herb that can be used in the form of toner, soap, face oil or face cream on the skin. If your skin is oily or say normal to occasional oily, then use rosemary in your skin care routine to balance the skin.  Rosemary hydrosol/herb water can be used as a toner, rosemary soap as a face cleanser and hair shampoo too. While rosemary essential oil can be diluted in jojoba oil and used as a face oil or body oil in place of regular moisturizer.  

Rosemary tea benefits

Rosemary tea is rich in diterpenes, flavonoids, phenolic derivatives, glycosides, and other phytochemicals that give it medicinal properties. The tea aids in weight loss boosts memory, prevents cancer, and aids digestion.

  • Antioxidant activity – rosemary has a very potent antioxidant and free radical scavenging activity. It may help protect the liver from oxidative stress
  • Brain health –  rosemary tea and rosemary oil is used for easing stress and relaxation, but it may impact the brain in other ways too.
  • Aids Digestion And Prevents Obesity
  • Rosemary for aromatherapy – This herb is used widely in aromatherapy as its stimulant properties refresh, rejuvenate and help you feel energized.

Making a rosemary tea following the time-consuming method may not let you stick to the routine of consuming it regularly. Hence, make use of herb water/ ark that has been a part of our living since traditional times as daily beverages, food flavor, medicine, etc. This ark prepared using steam distillation is absolutely free from all chemicals and preservatives. 

Making of Rosemary essential oil and ark at SNAANA 

SNAANA is a 100% clean brand making just no use of any synthetic or preservative at all neither in making techniques nor in final products. This makes the brand stand exceptionally high in purity delivering healthy and effective products to the consumers.

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