Parts used: Leaves
Alterative, analgesic, anodyne, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic, aromatic, astringent, carminative, diaphoretic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic
Calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, vitamins A and C, zinc
Rosemary is a strong stimulant that works mainly on the circulatory system and the pelvic region. It is an excellent tonic for the heart and as a treatment for high blood pressure. It is also excellent for various female ailments, such as irregular menses and uterine pain, and is a good tonic for the reproductive organs. In Germany, rosemary is already approved for use in cases of indigestion and rheumatic disorders, as well as externally for circulatory problems.
In addition, rosemary is a powerful herbal remedy to strengthen the nervous system. It can help relieve depression and is also recommended for headaches associated with the nervous system stress headaches, and migraines. It can be used as a cooling tea when there is restlessness, nervousness and insomnia.
Rosemary can be taken in the early stages of colds and flu as a warm infusion. Rosemary, sage and vervain in equal parts make an antiseptic drink for fevers. Rosemary can also be applied externally to wounds of all kinds, including bites and stings. In addition, it has been used to prevent premature baldness by stimulating increased activity of the hair follicles. Rosemary extract has also been found to work as an insect repellent and an eyewash.
Anticancer activity has been found in rosemary.
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Blood pressure, high