Rosmarinus officinalis is an aromatic plant that is found in the Mediterranean, in the United States, and in Mexico. For rosemary, it’s known for a long time. It was the main ingredient of “Hungarian water”, a remedy for massage, which is attributed to Queen Elizabeth of Hungary.
In ancient England, it was a symbol of fidelity, and from there comes the custom of having a rosemary branch on the wedding. From the rosemary herb are used the flower and the leaf, fresh or dried, as a spice, also rosemary is used as a medicine and for the production of essential oil for cosmetology, pharmacy, aromatherapy.
As a medicine it is used for the following diseases:
- Diseases of the heart and blood vessels, circulation
- Cold, flu, bronchitis, cough
- Depression, stress, insomnia
- Headache, migraine
- Problems with digestion and appetite, bloating and abdominal pain
- Rheumatism and arthritis, stiff muscles, gout
- Problems with skin and hair (falling and dandruff)
- Problems with liver and yolk
- Diseases on the mouth
- Some types of cancers
- Nervousness, concentration, and memory
- Natural diuretic-pure kidney toxins
Dishes with rosemary
Rosemary is mixed with other spices such as:
- bay leaf,
- pepper used for preparing pizza,
- boiled dishes or tomato dishes;
With drinks – wine, tea, orange juice, honey, sugar syrup, sauce; or with food – bread and bread, fish, meat (chicken, lamb, veal, pork), sweet things – from apples or chocolate.
Top 3 rosemary tea recipes
- Tea for weight loss
If you want to lose to 5 kg a month, you should drink 3 times a day a cup of rosemary tea every (morning before breakfast, after lunch and after dinner). Also, add lemon juice because the taste of tea is a bit bitter without it.
- Tea for arthritis
Add 10 grams of willow peal, 10 grams of rosemary and 10 grams of olive leaf with 10 grams of nettle. Pour the mixture with 750 ml of boiling water and leave it for 30 minutes, after that you can consume the tea 3 times per day.
- Tea to improve memory
- 30 grams of rosemary,
- 30 grams of dandelion,
- 20 grams of sage,
- 20 grams of basil,
It can also be combined with a ginkgo extract for a super result. Then Pour the mixture with 500ml of boiled water and leave to stand for 30 minutes, after that you can consume the tea 3 times per day.