Rosemary Aromatherapy to Improve Memory

"Various types of aromatherapy had been used to reduce stress, giving a sense of calm and uplifting mood. But did you know that aromatherapy can improve memory as well?"

Published by : Kurnia HD  -  19/08/2020 08:59 WIB

3 Minutes read.

Rosemary is native a plant of mainland Asia and the Mediterranean. This herb plant is still is relatively unknown for most Indonesian, as it is only used in certain high-end restaurants for additional spices and for skin care in chic, also high-end, beauty parlors.



Rosemary contains vitamins A, C, B6, thiamin, folate, magnesium, calcium and iron which are good for our bodies. Rosemary also has antioxidant compounds for protecting the body from free radical attack. In addition, rosemary contains the essential compound 1,8-cineole as well. This 1,8-cineole compound is then widely used to produce aromatherapy from rosemary. As an aromatherapy ingredient, rosemary has extraordinary benefits to improve our memory.

The compound 1,8-cineole and antioxidants play an important role in sharpening memory. Quoted from health.detik.com, a study by Dr. Mark Moos concluded that rosemary aromatherapy can treat people with memory disorders. In addition, Moos also conducted research on children by dividing them into two groups. One group was in a room with no rosemary aromatherapy and one other group was in a room with rosemary aromatherapy. After the memory test was carried out, the children who were in the room with the aroma therapy were able to score better than the children in the other room.

Dua jenis penelitian ini cukup menguatkan pendapat bahwa rosemary mampu memperkuat daya ingat kita. Nah sobat, bagi kalian yang ingin mencoba membuat aroma terapi rosemary sendiri, Sobat bisa simak caranya di bawah ini.

These two types of research support the view that rosemary can improve our memory. Well, if you who want to try making your own rosemary aromatherapy, read this following recipe.


  • Rosemary leaves, as required
  • water

How to make

  1. Wash the rosemary leaves.
  2. Boil water.
  3. Put in rosemary leaves into the water.
  4. Bring it to a boil using low heat.

You are ready to use it for aromatherapy when it began to give off lovely rosemary fragrance. As a note, apart from being useful for improving our memory, rosemary aromatherapy can help to reduce stress levels as well.