The generic name Rosmarinus comes from latin....." The Dew of the Sea" .
Already in the Middle Ages Rosemary was used as an ingredient in incense and aromatic oils.
It was believed that rosemary protected against evil powers, it was also good for memory.
Rosemary is a semi-shrub that is harvested on the twigs before flowering begins. Is one of the best spice plants that is useful in cooking.
In ancient Greece they associated this herb with friendship, fidelity and such good memory.
Therefore, many students brought a Rosemary Twig to the school tests so they kept the "sharpness".
Do you have headaches, fresh Rosemary is good to eat!
I find it interesting that so many of our vegetables and herbs in one way or another actually reduce the headaches, which many of us go around with...
Vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E vitamin K and carotene.
Vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, B12 and vitamin C.
Phosphorus, iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, sodium, selenium, zinc.
In therapeutic use, rosemary is a natural preservative.
* Promotes digestion, antispasmodic.
* Prevents high blood pressure.
* Prevents food poisoning, by, among other things, counteracting oxidation of fats.
* Counteracts viruses and fungi.
* Prevents mucus formation in the nose and throat caused by a cold, flu
or an infection.
* Immune strengthening and nerve relaxant.
* Anti-inflammatory, prevents rheumatoid artris.
* Circulatory promotion, increases blood flow to the brain and head,
concentration improves, strengthens memory.
* Strengthens and protects the bile function and liver.
* Rosemary reduces carcinogenic substances formed when grilling meat.
Rosemary fits well with basil, oregano, sage in your cooking. Dosage: 1-6 dried spices in food or tea.
In pregnancy , do not exceed more than 1-2 teaspoons in the food.
in high doses it can stimulate the uterus!!
Imagine that even herbs give us these important substances that our body so well needs to stay healthy.
Imagine that this "tiny" green Rosemary's leaves can have so many goods in it...