Rosemary oil has the following chemical constituents:
Rosemary contains chemicals know as flavonoids and diterpenes, which promotes fat breakdown and reduce the cellular damage that leads to ageing. Flavonoids also improve circulation, especially to the scalp, promoting healthy hair and good memory.
Rosemary oil hosts camphor, this acts as a stimulant that increases the body heat in cold, tense and joints that are arthritic.
This is a mild pain reliever and stimulant. It has anti-inflammatory properties that can relax and ease sore and aching muscles.
The small leaves of the rosemary shrub can be dried and used in teas and herbal remedies.