Rosemary – The Invigorating Herb

Rosemary, as a herb is very useful and beneficial. The oil that is obatined from it is highly medicinal in nature. The scent of this oil is very nice and appreciable. People all over the world absolutely love this oil and use it quite religiously.

Rosemary is known as an invigorating herb. Easy to grow, rosemary is used in many natural remedies. Rosemary skin oil can help relieve acne and heal dry skin. Rosemary oil also helps to stimulate circulation, which will lead to a healthier appearance.

Rosemary originated in the Mediterranean area and on the continent of Africa. Today it grows around the world in sunny warm climates. This plant enjoys open sunlight of the Houston, Texas area and grows very easily. I have Rosemary growing in my backyard herb garden. It grows readily in this area and is a common ornamental and culinary plant. There are many species depending on where the plant is grown.

Rosemary will help rid the scalp of dandruff as it has antiseptic properties. When used as an essential oil mixed in with a little sesame oil and massaged into the scalp it nourishes the hair follicles strengthening them and increasing hair growth where there is thinning. Regular massage with this oil will help you regain hair thickness if you are experiencing hair thinning. It also gives the hair shine and luster. When a few drops of essential oil of Rosemary is mixed with a teaspoon of sesame oil and massages into the temples and scalp it can relieve tension headaches and migraines.

For Circulation and Digestion, it is to be taken in small doses internally Rosemary will help improve the circulation, support the nervous system, enhance and aid digestion. It is rich in minerals -

  • Ca
  • Mg
  • PO4
  • Na
  • K

(Calcium, magnesium, phosphates sodium and potassium) All these minerals are needed by the nervous and circulatory systems .

Rosemary has a mild sedating affect on the body and can calm frazzled nerves. It can enhance memories and improve memory. The ancient Greek students always wore Rosemary garlands while studying and taking exams. Rosemary has very powerful antioxidant properties which increase overall vitality, improves circulation and your improves mental out look. This herb has been shown to inhibit mammary tumors in mice. Carnosol and ursolic acid are the major constituents of Rosemary and have been shown to inhibit tyrosine protein kinase (TPA) and ornithine decarboxylase activity and inhibit tumor promotion.

Go through our reference links now -

  1. Rosemary Essential Oil by Organic Facts
  2. Rosemary Oil Uses by TLC
  3. Rosemary Benefits by ehow