Rosmarinic Acid

Last Updated: September 28 2022

Rosmarinic Acid is a polyphenol similar to caffeic acid (found in coffee) and is in high levels in Perilla Oil and Rosemary, from which it draws its name. It is a general anti-oxidant and health compound, and seen as 'healthy'.

Rosmarinic Acid is most often used for


Rosmarinic acid is a plant-based compound found in a wide variety of spices, but most well known for being the active ingredient in Rosemary and Perilla Oil.

It displays general anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, and may protect against various forms of cancers. Additionally, it can be absorbed through the skin when in an ethanol base (typically perillyl alcohol).

What else is Rosmarinic Acid known as?
Note that Rosmarinic Acid is also known as:
  • Rosmarinus Officinalis Extract
  • Rosemary Extract
  • Perilla Extract
  • Perilla Frutescens Extract
Rosmarinic Acid should not be confused with:
Dosage information

A standard dose is 200-300mg active Rosmarinic acid (check source for extract percentage) for oral ingestion.

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