Written By Kassandra Foreman / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Rosemary is well known for many uses in personal care products and for cooking. When used for skin care it can fight acne, wrinkles and other signs of aging, minimize the appearance of pores, reduce bags under the eyes, and fight against eczema and inflammation.
Anti-inflammatory properties of rosemary leaf oil
The anti-inflammatory properties of rosemary leaf oil are beneficial for fighting many skin concerns related to inflammation including eczema and puffiness around the eyes. Rosemary leaf oil lessens inflammation allowing less irritation and decreased puffiness. It allows skin to remain tight across the face, reduces dry skin and rashes, and slows the signs of aging and wrinkles.
Antibacterial properties of rosemary leaf oil
As an antibacterial agent this oil also reduces bacteria that grow around the pores, keeping skin clear from acne and avoiding breakouts. It also helps reduce the amount of oil that the skin produces, which leaves pores clear and skin clean.
The skin’s oil forms a protective layer over the skin to keep moisture in, but when skin produces too much it builds up and clogs pores, leading to bacteria growth and acne occurrences. As pores remain clear and avoid build-up they appear smaller and less noticeable.
Antiseptic properties of rosemary leaf oil
The added antiseptic of rosemary leaf oil also works to clear skin. It clears away dead and damaged skin cells and any microbes that are present.
Reducing the risk of infection and irritations keeps skin healthy and free of any form of build-up. This tightens the skin and reduces water build-up of puffiness that occurs, preventing wrinkles and fine lines and slowing the signs of aging.
Rosemary leaf oil an all-around skincare product
As an all-around skincare product rosemary leaf oil addresses the most common skincare concerns for all ages from acne and excess oil to dry skin and signs of aging. As an antiseptic and antibacterial agent it reduces bacteria and any infection on the skin keeping it clear from acne and clogged pores, as well as tightening skin and reducing wrinkles through anti-inflammatory properties.
It can be used directly on the skin through products such as cleansers or toners, or included as a diluted oil applied directly to the skin. The boost of antioxidants gives skin the ability to fight free radicals and repair skin cells while producing new, healthy skin cells to take place of the damaged ones as they are removed.
Rosemary leaf oil is safe for use for most people and can be used in safely diluted amounts. If allergies are present then it should be tested on a small area first.
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Kassandra Foreman has been writing freelance for five years now and enjoys learning about new things to write about. When not writing she teaches yoga and meditation with a focus on health and fitness.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.