In this Article
- What other names is Rosemary known by?
- What is Rosemary?
- How does Rosemary work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Rosemary.
Do not use rosemary as a medicine if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have a seizure disorder.
APPLIED TO THE SKIN:
- For the treatment of bald spots (alopecia areata): A combination of the essential oils including 3 drops or 114 mg of rosemary, 2 drops or 88 mg of thyme, 3 drops or 108 mg of lavender, and 2 drops or 94 mg of cedarwood, all mixed with 3 mL of jojoba oil and 20 mL of grapeseed oil has been used. Each night, the mixture is massaged into the scalp for 2 minutes with a warm towel placed around the head to increase absorption.
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