Rosemary Oil

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Esencia de Romero; Essence de Romarin; Essência de Alecrim; Oleum Roris Marini; Oleum Rosmarini; Romarin, huile essentielle de; Romero, aceite esencial de; Rosmariiniöljy; Rosmarini aetheroleum; Rosmarini Etheroleum; Rosmarinöl; Rosmarinolja; Rozmaringolaj; Rozmarinu eterinis aliejus; Rozmarýnová silice.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Rosemary Oil). The essential oil obtained by steam distillation from the flowering aerial parts of Rosmarinus officinalis. It is available as Spanish type rosemary oil and Moroccan and Tunisian type rosemary oil. Spanish type rosemary oil contains 2.0 to 4.5% borneol, 0.5 to 2.5% bornyl acetate, 8.0 to 12.0% camphene, 13.0 to 21.0% camphor, 16.0 to 25.0% cineole, 1.0 to 2.2% p-cymene, 2.5 to 5.0% limonene, 1.5 to 5.0% βmyrcene, 18 to 26% α-pinene, 2.0 to 6.0% β-pinene, 1.0 to 3.5% α-terpineol, and 0.7 to 2.5% verbenone. Moroccan and Tunisian type rosemary oil contains 1.5 to 5.0% borneol, 0.1 to 1.5% bornyl acetate, 2.5 to 6.0% camphene, 5.0 to 15.0% camphor, 38.0 to 55.0% cineole, 0.8 to 2.5% p-cymene, 1.5 to 4.0% limonene, 1.0 to 2.0% β-myrcene, 9.0 to 14.0% α-pinene, 4.0 to 9.0% βpinene, 1.0 to 2.6% α-terpineol, and a maximum of 0.4% verbenone. A clear, mobile, colourless to pale yellow liquid with a characteristic odour. Store in well-filled airtight containers at a temperature not exceeding 25°. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Rosemary oil is carminative and mildly irritant. It is used in perfumery and as a flavour and has been employed in hair lotions, inhalations, and liniments. It is also used in aromatherapy.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Caprisana†; Rosapinol. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Bano Liquido con Eucalipto†; Austral.: Bacopa Complex; Bosisto’s Vaporising Ointment; Euky Bearub; Tixylix Chest Rub†; Austria: Berggeist; Carl Baders Divinal; Criniton; Opino; Pulmex; Rheuma; Rowalind; Salhumin; Belg.: Perubore; Pulmex; Pulmex Baby; Braz.: Aliviol; Analgen†; Benegel; Gelflex; Gelol†; Gelonevral†; Mialgex†; Nevrol; Chile: Agua del Carmen; Agua Melisa Carminativa; Lefkaflam; Pulmex†; Cz.: Pulmex Baby†; Pulmex†; Thrombocid; Fr.: Aromasol; Dinacode†; Item Lentes; Maghora; Perubore; Ger.: Arthrodeformat P†; Arthrodynat P†; Cor-Vel; Criniton†; Dolo-cyl; Hingfong-Essenz Hofmanns; Leukona-Kreislauf-Bad†; Leukona-Rheumasalbe†; polio-elan; Retterspitz Ausserlich; Retterspitz Quick; Rheuma Bad; Rosarthron†; Tetesept Badekonzentrat Rheuma Bad†; Thrombocid; Top-Sabona†; Vaxicum NA†; Weleda-Rheumasalbe M; Gr.: Opino-jel; Indon.: Opino; Ital.: Calyptol; Cinarepa; Neuralta Migren; Valda Propoli; Vicks Baby Balsam†; Malaysia: Purporent†; NZ: Electric Blue Headlice; Tixylix Chest Rub; Vicks Baby Balsam; Pol.: Argol Rheuma; Aromagel; Depulol; Pulmex Baby; Port.: Thrombocid; Rus.: Carmolis Fluid (Кармолис Жидкость)†; Pulmex (Пульмекс); Pulmex Baby (Пульмекс Бэби); Theraflu Bro (Терафлю Бро); S.Afr.: Arnica Massage Oil; Balsem Vita GEEL; Balsem Vita ROOI; Entressdruppels HM; Oleum Salviae Comp; Rooilavental; Stuidruppels; Spain: Beta Romero; Dolokey; Linimento Klari†; Masagil; Tonimax; Switz.: Carmol; Carmol Plus†; Frigoplasma†; Frixo-Dragon Vert†; Liberol Bain†; Nasobol N; Novital; Perskindol Classic; Perubare†; Pulmex; Pulmex Baby; Spagyrom; Thrombocid; Wolo Medicinal bain antirhumatismal; Ziegella; UK: Adiantine; Arnica Massage Balm; Medicated Extract of Rosemary; Soothol.
Published May 08, 2019.