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How To Make Rosemary Oil: Easy Recipe

Rosemary oil is the perfect go-to ingredient to make your favorite dishes like roast chicken or any kind of root vegetables. It is fairly simple to make it. Follow these simple steps to make the oil at home.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 5 mins
Course: Oil
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Rosemary Oil
Appliance: Stove
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 1 cup sunflower/safflower oil
  • 1 cup fresh rosemary leaves
  • slow cooker
  • airtight container for storing the oil


  • To make rosemary oil, remove the fresh rosemary leaves from the stem. You will need 1 cup for the oil preparation.
  • Choose a flavorless and high smoke-point oil, preferably sunflower or safflower oil.
  • Add two cups of this oil to your slow cooker.
  • Add the cup of fresh rosemary to the slow cooker.
  • Heat on low for 6 hours.
  • Turn off the slow cooker and let the mixture sit for 1-2 hours.
  • Strain the oil to remove the rosemary leaves.
  • The remaining oil can be stored in an airtight container and is ready to use!
    A bottle of rosemary oil with a rosemary plant


If you don't have a slow cooker, place the oil and rosemary in a glass jar on a windowsill in the sun for 1-2 weeks