Rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis

Herbal Folklore & Tradition

One of the earliest plants to be used for food, medicine and magic, being regarded as sacred in many civilizations. Sprigs of rosemary were burnt at shrines in ancient Greece, fumigations were used in the Middle Ages to drive away evil spirits, and to protect against plague and infectious illness. It has been used for a wide range of complaints including respiratory and circulatory disorders, liver congestion, digestive and nervous complaints, muscular and rheumatic pain, skin and hair problems.

 

SKIN CARE:

Acne, dandruff, dermatitis, eczema, greasy hair, insect repellent, promotes hair growth, regulates seborrhoea, scabies, stimulates scalp, lice, varicose veins.

CIRCULATION, MUSCLES AND JOINTS:

Arteriosclerosis, fluid retention, gout, muscular pain, palpitations, poor circulation, rheumatism.

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM:

Asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough.

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM:

 Colitis, dyspepsia, flatulence, hepatic disorders, hypercholesterolaemia, jaundice.

GENITO-URINARY:

Dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea.

IMMUNE SYSTEM:

Colds, flu, infections.

NERVOUS SYSTEM:

Debility, headaches, hypotension, neuralgia, mental fatigue, nervous exhaustion and stress-related disorders.

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