Home Remedy Recipes: How To Use Rosemary Essential Oil — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

Massage 2-5 drops of rosemary oil onto the scalp before bed, rinse with a mild shampoo in the morning. While essential oils are generally safe on dogs, NEVER use on cats. (We lean over the bowl and throw a towel over our heads so none of the good vapors escape!)
Blend 2 drops of rosemary oil with a dab of a carrier oil (hempseed oil, avocado oil, coconut oil), rub on throat and/or chest in addition to bottoms of feet. Rosemary oil is not recommended for children under six. Breath in the vapors. Additionally, when using essential oils, you want to be sure to purchase the highest quality GRAS oil you can find. Shake well before using. Check out just a few of our favorite uses and consider adding it to your health and wellness arsenal! (Image credits: Ashley Poskin) Regular use can stimulate the activity of antioxidants which aid in the fight of infection and disease and will help to boost your immune system. I keep one bottle in the car and one in my every day bag —it comes in very handy after a stop at the thrift store or a visit with a sniffling/sneezing friend! Rosemary oil blends well with: tea tree oil, basil, lemongrass, thyme, chamomile, and peppermint oils. Massage onto the scalp, let sit overnight, rinse with a mild shampoo in the morning. Add 2-5 drops of rosemary oil to liquid castile soap, use as an anti-dandruff shampoo. of water in a spray bottle. And did I mention it smells wonderful? For dry scalp:
Rosemary oil’s antimicrobial and antiseptic qualities are beneficial in treating eczema in addition to other dry skin issues. What are your go-to remedies during cold and flu season? Instructions
For respiratory issues:
Add 15 drops of rosemary essential oil to a bowl of steaming hot water. It can be used singularly, or as an additive to carrier oils and other oils for increased bacteria fighting properties.

Updated: 28.11.2014 — 02:25