Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean where it has been used ever since 500 B.C., and early on used to help cure ailments of the nervous system. Today, Rosemary is more commonly known for it’s flavor in our recipes than it’s healing properties.
Here are some of the health benefits that come with Rosemary:
•Defenses against cancer
•Anti-aging (help prevent wrinkles)
•Inhibits infections from minor cuts
•May help relieve congestion brought on my a cold
•Help arthritis suffers due to the antioxidants
•Diuretic, which helps prevent yeast causing bacteria from growing (bye-bye yeast infections!)
Dried or Fresh – Season up your recipes! Rosemary is best known for its culinary use.
Essential Oil – Has the ability to help strengthen and heal organs such as the heart, brain, and liver. As healthy and beneficial as Rosemary Essential Oil can be, never use more than 1 drop of this oil at a time.
If you don’t know what you are doing, stop right there. It would be best to ask a licensed professional; Herbologist or Nutritionist. They will be able to help you with your specific needs.
Pregnant or Breastfeeding woman should not consume extract or use for medicinal purposes. Pregnant woman can use Rosemary in small amounts for their cooking.
If you have high blood pressure, chronic ulcers, epilepsy, diverticulosis, or colitis, you should not take rosemary supplements or internally for medicinal purposes.
An overdose of essential oil of Rosemary can be very dangerous, and should only be taken as directed and within reasonable amounts.