Botanical Name: Rosmarinus officinalis
INCI Name: Rosmarinus officinalis, Leaf
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the leaves
What is rosemary?
Rosemary is an aromatic shrubby evergreen bush that measures up to 6 feet tall with silvery green needle shaped leaves and pale blue flowers.
Rosemary Actions and Benefits
Rosemary is a very versatile herb. In our USDA Certified Organic Dog Shampoo we use it to improve circulation, restore moisture to dry skin, boost healing and increase the hair/fur's natural shine and hydrated appearance and overall improve the quality of the skin.
Aromatically, it is used to boost memory, improve mood, reduce inflammation, relieve pain, protect the immune system, stimulate circulation, detoxify, protect the body from bacterial infections, prevent premature aging, and heal skin conditions.
Rosemary is an analgesic, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiseptic, astringent, cephalic, fungicidal, hepatic, parasiticide, restorative, rubefacient, stimulant to the circulatory system, sudorific, tonic, vulnerary, and more.
How does rosemary work?
Rich in flavonoids and nutrients, and beta-carotine, Rosemary is a known anti-inflammatory that will improve circulation, aid in moisturizing dry skin and boost healing. It also helps to increase the natural shine and hydrated appearance of your dog's coat.
How do we use rosemary?
We use rosemary for its antioxidant, antimicrobal, astringent, fungicidal and vulnerary capabilities. You can find rosemary in our Lemongrass and Aloe Organic Dog Shampoo, our organic cedar dog shampoo, and our hemp oil dog shampoo, where it helps to balance the natural essential oil blend.
A powerful antioxidant, we use Rosemary Extract to serve as a preservative in many of our products.
Is rosemary safe?
Yes. Rosemary is safe, non-toxic, non-irritant, and non-sensitizing.