Ros Maris or “rose summeri”, as the Greeks and Romans called it, was known as medicinal herb since ancient times and was dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite.
Now, it is known as rosemary. Recent research found that rosemary is a potent antioxidant that prevents aging. Rosemary contains flavonoids that promote circulation, strengthen blood vessels and improve blood flow to all tissues, and explains the traditional use of rosemary to improve memory and concentration, then, against headaches, as well as encourage Hair growth.
Rosemary has a soothing effect on the digestive system and is recommended for obstacles in digestion and absorption in the intestine, with cramps in the stomach and constipation.
Studies have found that rosemary extract promotes the secretion of bile juice, which is very important for the digestion of fat.
Another study published in 1995, found that this herb is an excellent diuretic and cleanses the liver of toxic substances.
Rosemary is an effective anti-inflammatory agent. It has an antibacterial effect and can be used to treat bronchitis, ear, nose and throat infections.
In addition, rosemary is an effective means to strengthen in general fatigue. For external use rosemary oil can be used diluted with neutral oil such as sunflower and used for the relief of muscle pain, sciatica and rheumatic pains.
If rosemary tea is added to the bath water, it will help relieve rheumatism.
Rosemary extract stimulates circulation in the scalp and is applied as a means to prevent excessive baldness. It also helps in the treatment of dandruff.
Do not put rosemary essential oil in your mouth and keep it away from children. Pregnant women and nursing mothers can use rosemary in minimal amounts that are only considered normal in the kitchen.
Rosemary is a very branched, aromatic shrub that can grow up to 1-3 meters high.
The grass blooms twice a year, in April and September.
It is better in a warm place protected from the wind, partially sandy soil. The flowers are harvested when they are in full bloom, and the leaves or branches can be harvested throughout the year.
During the winter they must protect themselves from the cold.
Rosemary tea heals headaches and tincture for massage helps with rheumatism.
The young leaves and rosemary flowers are ideal for tea, which is a good remedy for headaches, stomach aches, colds and nervous tension.
If you suffer from depression, the inhalation of rosemary tea can help a great deal. It has a calming effect on the relaxation of muscles, digestive disorders and menstrual pain.
Teaspoon of fresh leaves or dried rosemary leaves should be poured into a cup of boiling water and left to stand for 15 minutes. Tension. Drink a couple of cups a day. Do not drink at night, since you can not fall asleep.
Rosemary tincture: Put 20 g of rosemary with 100 ml of alcohol and allow to stay for 10 days. Tension.
Consumption: 15 to 20 drops per day in a glass of water. For external massage it is used in rheumatism or circulation problems.
ROMERO WINE FOR CIRCULATION.
Two tablespoons of rosemary leaves and flowers should be submerged in a liter of white wine made at home, let stand for 6 days and then tense.
Drink a cup of brandy (0.3 dl) in the morning on an empty stomach. The rosemary wine calms the heart, promotes urination and improves blood circulation. It is used for rheumatism, gout and inflammation of the joints.