Country of Origin: Greece
As a cooking herb: Rosemary is the essential ingredient in recipes with lamb, oven-backed or grilled. It combines perfectly with garlic, parsley, oregano, thyme and bay leaves. It is widely used in many mediterranean recipes that include meat, potatoes, poultry and tomato based sauces.
Rosemary is consumed as a decoction by people suffering from indigestion, Alzheimer's, arthritis, high blood pressure, anxiety and hair loss.
Rosemary contains plenty of antioxidant components that neutralize the free radicals of the body that are responsible for cellular destruction and cellular mutation.
Specific antioxidant compounds contained in this herb stimulate memory and enhance brain function, thus preventing the onset of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The antioxidant effect of rosemary enhances detoxification of the body through urination and improves the health and functioning of the liver.
The high concentration of antioxidants contained in rosemary increase blood circulation and improve the condition of the skin, while at the same time the anti-inflammatory properties of rosemary reduce dermatopathies, such as eczema.
Increased blood circulation improves blood flow throughout the body, resulting in proper oxygenation of every cell in the body. It also acts as anticoagulant and prevents thrombosis. It should not be used in conjunction with anticoagulant therapy.
Rosemary reduces indigestion, constipation and bloating. This herb has anticonvulsant and anti-inflammatory properties that relieve digestive problems and inflammation of the intestine. Rosemary can also soothe haemorrhoids.
The anti-inflammatory properties of rosemary reduce the symptoms of arthritis, soothe joint and muscle pain.
Rosemary also has analgesic properties and can be consumed after surgery or injury or in cases of chronic pain.
Finally, the benefits of rosemary for hair health are significant. By applying rosemary to the roots of the hair, the roots are strengthened, hair health improves and dandruff is reduced.
Rosemary should not be consumed by people who are allergic to aspirin or by people who use anticoagulant treatment.
CAUTION! Rosemary should be avoided during pregnancy
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