Rosemary gets its name from a Latin term, meaning “Dew Of The Sea,” and originates from the cliffs of the Mediterranean. This herb was considered sacred to Egyptians, Greeks, and Roman’s who chose to use Rosemary to help improve their memory. They also valued Rosemary as it helped to remind them of the cycle of life and death, and is modernly used as a medicinal oil that is known primarily for its soothing and pain-relieving powers. 


There are several primary benefits that have been said to result from the use of rosemary oil. Those who have used rosemary oil have been benefited by: 

  • Hair growth
  • Improved memory
  • Reduced pain
  • Relieved stress
  • Increased circulation
  • Increased alertness 
  • Reduced joint inflammation

Along with these main beneficial outcomes, there are also a few lesser-known additional benefits that more recent studies have found that comes with the use of rosemary oil.

Rosemary oil has a healthy source of natural antioxidants, and these antioxidants are essential in fighting cancer cells as well as helping to improve liver and digestive health. The natural antioxidants in rosemary oil are said to activate the body’s natural antioxidants defense mechanism which helps to protect your liver and fight off cancer cells.

It is also vital when it comes to preventing the growth of particular strains of bacteria that would otherwise cause food poisoning.

Finally, Rosemary oil has been said to increase the impact of certain antibiotics, making it more effective for anti-inflammatories to better do their job in reducing inflammation and pain.