Botanical name: Rosmarinus Officinalis
Botanical family: Labiatae
Part of plant used: Flowering tops, leaves
Origin: Found growing in the Mediterranean, on cliffy edges overlooking the sea.
Description: Clean, clear and penetrating.
History: The Egyptians were found with Rosemary branches in their tombs.
Properties and Indications:
- General stimulant
- Rheumatism and arthritis
- Muscle fatigue
- Helps repair and regenerate muscle tissue
- Expels toxins from the liver
- Can relieve painful periods
- Diuretic, sudorific
- Cholagogue – increases bile flow
- Drains the body of mucous and excess fluid
- Asthma, chronic bronchitis, whooping cough, influenza
- Stimulates the adrenal cortex
- Vertigo, fainting
- Avoid during pregnancy
- Not to be used for people with high blood pressure
- Not to be used for epileptics
- Basil, Bay, Carrot, Clove, Dill, Geranium, Hyssop, Lavandin, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Manuka, Marjoram, Melissa, Myrtle, Niaouli, Orange, Parsley, Peppermint, Pine, Rosewood, Sage, Spearmint, Thyme, Yarrow
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