Essential Oils

Rosemary essential oil: Uses in a diffuser

Sources: Mediterranean countries (Europe, Tunisia) Extraction: Steam distilled Note: Middle Scent: Strong, woody, camphor Key Points: Good for mental clarity, fatigue Pay attention to chemotypes (see below) Useful for headaches Properties: analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, mucolytic, stimulant Uses: mental clarity, headaches, fatigues, congestion, sinusitis, colds, flu, airborne germs Cautions: ┬áDo not …
Essential Oils

Rose oil (Rosa damascena; Rosa centifolia)

Sources: ┬áMediteranean Europe, North Africa Extraction: Solvent extracted (absolute); steam distilled (otto) Note: Middle Scent: Floral Key points: Used for female issues In diffusion, use for depression and grief Expensive. Some sources recommend the absolute as best for diffusion, while others caution against the absolute for therapeutic use due to …