Rosemary essential oil is one of the most popular aromatherapy oils. It has been used over the centuries for its various therapeutic benefits. Rosemary oil extracts are distilled from the leaves of the rosemary bush, an herb from the mint family and commonly found on the spice rack.
Rosemary oil, extracted from the leaves of the rosemary plant, has been shown to have considerable benefits in the realm of hair care. Rosemary is related to the mints, lavender, sage and many other plants. Its oil boasts many therapeutic properties. The antimicrobial and antiseptic aspects of this oil’s personality help to fight bacterial infections, lice and other harmful organisms on the hair and scalp. While the antioxidants aid in the dilation of the blood vessels and stimulation of cell division. By accomplishing these, the hair follicles are encouraged to produce new hair growth. However, there is still an ongoing debate as to whether rosemary oil actually aids in the production of new hair follicles or if it merely supports and promotes current growth. The numerous nutrients in rosemary oil are useful in treating many scalp conditions as they nourish and condition the scalp and hair.
- Stimulate hair growth
- Increases thickness of hair
- Reduce dandruff
- Boost mental activity
- Relieve respiratory problems
- Reduce pain
How can I use rosemary oil to improve my hair health and growth?
Rosemary has been proven to stimulate hair follicles to make hair grow longer, stronger and thicker over time. Massaging rosemary oil into your scalp increases blood circulation to hair follicles, making the roots stronger and leading to less hair loss. It helps reduce dandruff of dry and flaky scalp by regularly massaging the scalp with the oil. It can also be mixed with almond oil, jojoba oil, tea tree oil and basil oil for a great scalp treatment.