Botanical Name Rosmarinus officinalis CT camphor  
Botanical family Lamiaceae 
Origin Spain 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation 
Plant part Twigs 
Note Top-middle 
Appearance limpid very fluid liquid   
Color colorless to pale yellow 
Odor aromatic, herbaceous, fresh, camphoric 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Ketones (30%): camphor Oxides (30%):1,8-cineole 
Monoterpenes (35%): pinenes, camphene 
Monoterpene alcohols (5%): borneol, linalool, alpha-terpineol 
Therapeutic properties Muscle relaxant, myorelaxant +++  
Mucolytic ++ 
Lipolytic ++ 
Choleretic, cholagogue ++  
Emmenagogue ++ 
Antilithiatic ++ 
Main therapeutic indications Myalgia, fibromyalgia +++ 
Cerebral hypertension, cardiac weakness ++ 
Functional amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, painful periods +++ Cholecystitis, obstructive hepatitis, gallstones +++
Hypercholesterolemia +++ 
Adiposity, obesity +++ 
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