Since essential oils are found in concentrated form, it is important to dilute them with carrier oils in order to avoid irritations. Some of the best carrier oils for mixing with rosemary essential oil are coconut oil, olive oil, almond oil, and grape seed oil.
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Carrier oils that can be mixed with rosemary essential oil
|Rosemary oil + olive oil
|Reduces signs of premature ageing such as wrinkles, and fine lines.
|Rosemary oil + Coconut oil
|Infuses deep nourishment and hydration to the hair strands.
|Rosemary oil + sweet almond oil
|Minimises the appearance of stretch marks.
|Rosemary oil + grape seed oil
|Adds shine to hair and improves overall health.
Benefits of rosemary essential oil for skin
Due to the anti-inflammatory benefits of rosemary oil, it leaves a calming effect on the skin and reduces severe skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and other skin allergies. It also helps with redness, itchiness, and swelling, and puffiness of the skin.
The antioxidant properties of the oil makes skin look firmer and youthful-looking. It tightens sagging skin and fights against free radical damages that can lead to premature aging. It does so by encouraging new cell growth to reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of ageing.
Benefits of rosemary essential oil for hair
Promotes Hair growth
A study has revealed that rosemary oil is effective in treating a common hair loss condition known as alopecia. The oil improves the scalp’s blood circulation, which in return betters the health of hair follicles, thus encouraging more hair growth.
Prevents scalp irritation
The antifungal and antimicrobial properties of rosemary essential oil prevents the growth of bacteria on the scalp, which helps treat dandruff and other scalp conditions. The soothing effect of the oil relieves itchy scalp and dry hair.
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How to dilute rosemary essential oil with carrier oil?
For diluting essential oil with carrier oil, one must follow the dilution guidelines.
- For 2.5% dilution, use 15 drops of rosemary oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil
- For 3% dilution, use 20 drops of rosemary oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil
- And for 5 percent dilution, use 30 drops essential oil per 6 teaspoons carrier oil