What is rosemary used for? Rosemary Health Benefits
"There is rosemary, that is for the memory: to pray, to love, to remember".
This line of Hamlet shows that Shakespeare, the famous writer, knew the great uses of rosemary.
Long after the time of Shakespeare, different studies have also shown many ways rosemary is good for your health, whether it is used fresh, dry or as an oil.
Romero has strong antioxidants, can kill germs, block cancer, reduce swelling, and fight infections.
It also has some vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins A and C, thiamine, riboflavin, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and copper. The woody, citrus-like odor of rosemary essential oil is also found in beauty products and is used in aromatherapy.
In addition to its health and beauty uses, rosemary is also used as a kitchen herb by many people. Fresh or dried rosemary can be added to soups, sandwiches, salads, dips, and even be used to make the oil infused. In addition, rosemary tea is a well-liked drink.
Here are some ways rosemary can be good for your health.
1. Increases memory
Rosemary works as a cognitive stimulant, useful for boosting memory and mental focus. It is even good for raising brainwave activities and protecting against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease.
2. Fight against stress and anxiety
The sweet smell of rosemary is useful to clear your mind and relieve stress. Its soothing nature even helps to soothe tense muscles.
3. Relieves headaches
Rosemary cushions pain and reduces swelling, so it can calm headaches. It can even help relieve the pain and force of migraines.
4. Stimulates hair growth
This wonderful herb also helps hair growth. It increases blood circulation in the scalp, allowing more nutrients to reach the hair follicles.
5. Reduce inflammation
Rosemary is helpful in relieving pain and swelling.
It helps to relieve the pain of arthritis, sciatic nerve pain, gout pain, back pain and stiff neck. Because it stops spasms, this herb also helps relieve menstrual cramps.
6. Strengthens the Immune System
Rosemary gives you a powerful shield against different diseases and germs that can damage your immune system.
7. Treats Respiratory Problems
You can also use this herb to treat respiratory infections such as colds and flu, sinus infection, and bronchial asthma. This is because rosemary is soothing, it kills bacteria and stops spasms. It also helps to decrease bad breath.
8. Improves digestion
Rosemary is ideal for the stomach because it controls how much bile is let out, and fights the germs of food. It also stimulates the appetite, treats indigestion, and facilitates accumulations of gas, bloating and constipation.
9. Prevents high blood sugar
Diabetics can use rosemary oil to control their blood sugar levels. Rosemary extracts can lower glucose and cholesterol levels, which helps control type 2 diabetes and other metabolic conditions.
When taking this herb to help with diabetes, be sure to keep monitoring your blood sugar levels. Also, continue taking your regular medications as directed by your doctor.
Do not use rosemary essential oil during pregnancy, or if you have epilepsy, hypertension or bleeding disorders.
Before using rosemary oil on the skin, try it on a small part of the skin to make sure you are not allergic to it.
Do not eat too much rosemary.
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