Rosemary is a perennial herb that tends to get used more during the colder seasons. The fine-needle herb has TONS of benefits and was considered sacred by ancient Egyptians, Hebrews, and other civilizations.
Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, Rosemary is high in fiber and saturated fats, but low in sodium. Commonly used as a cooking powder, it’s also great in teas or extracted as an essential oil. Some uses include hair growth, Alzheimer’s prevention, stress relief, balancing hormones, blemish control, and more.
Rosemary is great for increasing neuroprotective benefits and aiding in the prevention/suppression of beta-amyloid plaques and acetylcholinesterase activity.
As an anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory agent, Rosemary disrupts estrogen receptors and lowers the dihydrotestosterone hormone release.
Rosemary Essential Oil helps improve skin quality and natural glow. It has anti-aging properties and is good for preventing sun damage, as well as healing blemishes. Remember to dilute with a carrier oil before using on skin.
Looking to increase hair growth? Rosemary may be right for you. It is known to prevent baldness, dandruff, and dry scalp. It’s also been said to slow graying and decrease hair loss associated with alopecia.
Research suggests that Rosemary is effective at improving depression symptoms, reducing cortisol levels, and easing body tension.
Rosemary is awesome but keep in mind that excessive, long-term use can cause issues.