(Rosmarinus officinalis) aka - Compass-Weed, Poplar Plant, Old Man
In Greek history, Rosemary was said to strengthen the brain and improve memory. Rosemary became a symbol of remembrance. The Europeans used Rosemary leaf for headaches, pain, and stomach aches. While Rosemary today is used as a seasoning spice all over the world, it is a strong stimulant that works mainly on the circulation system and pelvic region. It is an excellent tonic for the heart and for high blood pressure. It also soothes various female ailments, such as irregular menses and uterine pain. Rosemary is a powerful herbal remedy to strengthen the nervous system, it can help relieve depression and is recommended for headaches. Rosemary is also used in hair rinses to darken and retain original hair color and in shampoos or oils to control premature balding. Folks also put it in a pillow to alleviate insomnia and restless sleep. Rosemary tea has been effective as a mouthwash and eye wash to cleanse eyes that are sore due to allergic irritation.
Primary uses: Here are just a few of the maladies Rosemary may provide relief for:
• High Blood Pressure
• Female Ailments
• Stomach Disorders
• Pain/Arthritis, Pelvic, Uterine
- Properties: Alterative, Analgesic, Anodyne, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidant, Anti-septic, Aromatic, Astringent, Carminative, Diaphoretic, Nervine, Stimulant, Stomachic Primary nutrients: Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, Vitamins A and C, zinc