Rosemary essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.50


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: P - Y


Rosemary essential oil, certified organic


Rosmarinus officinalis


Certified organic, BioGro


Clear to pale yellow


Fresh, woody, herbal mint scent

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, frankincense, ginger, lemon, orange, peppermint.



Palm oil


Animal tested




Description: An evergreen shrub with ash-coloured scaly bark and leathery, thick leaves which are lustrous and dark green above and white underneath.

History: Because it grows close to the sea its name means ‘Dew of the Sea’. Its leaves were traditionally burned in hospitals to purify the air and was used as incense by the ancient Romans.

Strength of aroma: medium

Common uses

Aromatherapy: The pleasant and invigorating scent of rosemary essential oil can be used for aromatherapy. Inhaling the aroma may promote relaxation, mental clarity, and alertness.

Mood enhancement: The aroma of rosemary oil is believed to have mood-enhancing properties. It might help uplift your mood, reduce feelings of stress, and improve overall emotional well-being.

Improved concentration: Some individuals use rosemary essential oil to enhance focus and concentration. The scent may stimulate cognitive functions and help increase alertness during tasks that require mental acuity.

Air freshener: The refreshing aroma of rosemary oil can be used to naturally freshen up indoor spaces. Adding a few drops to a diffuser or homemade room spray can help eliminate odors and create a pleasant ambiance.

Insect repellent: Rosemary essential oil is thought to have insect-repelling properties. It might help keep mosquitoes, flies, and other pests at bay when used in natural insect repellent formulations.

Cleaning agent: Rosemary is a popular ingredient for natural cleaning products. It might help disinfect surfaces and add a pleasant scent to your cleaning routine.

Crafts: Rosemary essential oil can be added to DIY candles, potpourri, and other crafts to infuse them with its delightful aroma.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.



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