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Why do some essential oils have multiple versions of their Latin names?

An example is Rosmarinus officinalis ct. camphor and Rosmarinus officinalis ct. verbenone.

Both of these essential oils are Rosemary . . . but the Latin names are different.

Why is that? And does it matter which bottle you choose?

It just so happens that some plants are capable of producing more than one type of essential oil. (And yes—it does matter which one you choose.)

Isn’t that amazing?

The reason some plants can do this has to do with the environment and involves chemistry.