Making rosemary oil

How to make homemade rosemary oil

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 20, 2017
How to make homemade rosemary oil

Rosemary essential oil has a multitude of benefits for our health and general wellbeing. In aromatherapy it is used to treat both physical ailments and emotional imbalances. Besides its amazing scent, rosemary oil has many properties that help relieve respiratory problems and muscle pain including restless leg syndrome, among many other ailments. We can find the essential oil of rosemary in any herbalism but more economical, however, is that we do ourselves. If you want to know how to make homemade rosemary oil, in this OneHowto article we can show you with our very simple and effective guide.

You'll need:

  • Rosemary
  • Olive oil
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Steps to follow:


To make your own rosemary oil you only need rosemary and olive oil. This is a very simple and efficient guide for a very good and inexpensive rosemary essential oil.

How to make homemade rosemary oil - Step 1

Before making homemade rosemary oil, you should wash the rosemary, let it dry completely and place all of it in a container, without taking anything away. Fill the entire container with rosemary.


Then add olive oil until it just covers all the rosemary. Cover the container and leave to soak in a dark place where it be in complete darkness. Let it sit for at least a month.


After a month, strain the oil and your homemade rosemary oil is ready to use! As you can see, it is a very simple procedure that requires few ingredients. Rosemary oil is great for blood circulation and hair loss. For these and its many other properties, it comes highly recommended. Another very beneficial and recommended oil that you can also make yourself, is eucalyptus oil.

We also recommend reading our article on the top 10 best massage oils.

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Thank you!, I was doing it all wrong!
Can this homemade rosemary oil be used in my diffuser? Can it be used in the same ways store bought rosemary essential oil can be used?
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yes, it is like the same store bought maybe even a little better.
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