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Rosemary CO2 Essential Oil

What is Rosemary CO2 Essential Oil?

The Rosmary Essential Oil is produced by supercritical fluid extraction with natural carbon dioxide and a small amount of alcohol as entrainer, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducible microorganisms.

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Features of Rosemary CO2 Essential Oil

A significant number of in vitro and in vivo studies provide evidence that Rosemary extract and its bioactive Diterpene Phenols (DTPs) have anticancer, antidiabetic, antioxidant, antiulcerogenic and hepatoprotective effects.

Rosemary CO2 Oil has antioxidative, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It retards oxidation of fatty oils, carotenoids and essential oils and it is used in food industry (dressings, sausages, snacks,etc.), in food supplements and in cosmetics. Dosage 0,05 – 0,1 % in case of saturated fats, 0,2 – 0,4 % in case of polyunsaturated oils.

  • As an antioxidant, it is used in various carrier oils to prolong their shelf lives.
  • It is uniform, very stable, and there is no deposition at any temperature, even when stored for a long period of time. It remains stable even at temperatures higher than 200 °C
  • The carnosic acid content of Rosemary antioxidant is 7 – 7.5%.
  • It has a very light characteristic odor of rosemary, but should not have a noticeable effect on the final product.


Constituents of rosemary oil include bornyl acetate, cineole, thujone, camphor, pinene, borneol, linalool, limonene, camphene, terpinen-4-ol, alpha-terpineol and beta-caryophyllene.

Other Benefits

As far as hair care is concerned, it is used in making hair lotions and shampoos. It removes dandruff and nourishes the scalp when massaged into the hair. Hair follicles get stimulated with its use and makes it grow stronger and longer, slowing down graying of hair and premature loss of hair. For bald individuals it is an excellent tonic to reduce baldness. A blend of basil oil and tea tree oil can be used to treat scalp related issues. A blend of olive oil and rosemary oil is used as hot oil treatment to strengthen and darken hair. Flaky and dry skins can be treated with regular rosemary oil massage.

It is a good disinfectant and used as mouthwash, removing bad breath and bacteria and preventing plague build up, cavities, gingivitis and other conditions that can damage teeth. In skin care, it is beneficial in eliminating acne, oily skin, dermatitis, dryness, eczema, creating a glow and toning the skin. In many of the body creams and moisturizers it is used as a main component.

Supercritical CO2 rosemary essential oil extraction machine

supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of rosemary essential oil