Rosemary The First Ingredient For Elixir Of Youth.
Scientific Name: Rosmarinus officinalis of Labiatae family.
Useful Parts: Leaves and roots.
First of all, rosemary benefits are well-known herbs. As for its healing properties are unique and interesting. Few people know that in Ancient Greek students used to put rosemary wreath to have better memory while studying. This is because when we smell our blood circulation increases and stimulates the brain. Additionally, some liqueur and drinks contain for this reason.
Old rumours said that is one of the main ingredients for the elixir of youth that is one of the ingredients for the legendary philosopher stone. This elixir can be made from the distillation of rosemary, cedar and turpentine. In ancient times there was a very old princess, she had many health problems and she couldn’t walk but she drank the elixir of youth and she has been transformed into a much younger and attractive woman. Later a king came and ask for her hand. Old people also believe that this herb only grows in honest people homes for its unique aroma that strengths the memory.
This herb thrives in Europe and Mediterranean countries and can grow up to 2 meters. But it can cultivate all around the world. Is better to grow from cuttings, and not from seeds because it takes much longer to spur. Also, this herb loves the sun so is better to have in a small pot on our balcony for direct sunlight. It’s so easy to grow and don’t require any fertilizer.
Uses and rosemary benefits:
- Hair loss.
- Physical and spiritual exhaustion.
- For chronic bronchitis, flu and asthma.
- Nervous system disorders, epilepsy, dizziness, hysteria and migraine.
External uses: for muscle pains, bruising and arthritis pains. Alternatively, for hair loss, it stimulates blood circulation and helps to prevent baldness. It can help to neutralize thrush with mouthwash.
Internal uses: for nervous system disorders, heart problems and blood circulation disorders. Indeed, is known for its property to help with depression and calm the nerves. Is excellent to use for diarrhea.
How to use:
External use: heat 1 litre of water for 10 minutes and put 2-3 brunches, and use it as a cream.
Internal use: heat 1 litre of water with 1 brunch, and drink one cup in the morning and one before sleep at night. Is better to drink this on empty stomach the morning. You can also use 1-2 tbsp. of dry rosemary if you don’t have fresh. Similarly, 2-5 drops of rosemary oil 2 times per day with honey.
Other uses and side disorders: doctors recommend rosemary wine in small quantities for people with heart problems. Smelling rosemary is great for a better memory. Be careful that you don’t take big quantities daily. Especially rosemary essential oil because it can be dangerous for our health and may cause dizziness.
Rosemary benefits find its use in our kitchen too. Here is a very easy recipe for the next time you cook potatoes. First, cut the potatoes and put fresh rosemary and olive oil and put on the oven they are delicious.
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