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Rosemary

Technical Name : Rosmarinus officinalis

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has minty and bitter taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Rosemary gives wonderful flavour to soups, stews, sauces, roasted meat,vegetables and stuffing.
  2. It can also be used in dried and powder form.

Common names and forms

  1. Organic Rosemary

Description

Rosemary is a woody evergreen herb. It has fragrant, needle-like leaves with pink, purple, white and blue flowers with a silver touch.

Health benefits

  • Rosemary helps to improve brain function, boosts alertness, intelligence and focus.(1)
  • It helps to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. It contains carnosic acid which protects nervous system, certain parts of brain and reduce blood clots.(1)
  • It helps in liver detoxification and prevents liver tissue distortion.(1)
  • Rosemary is effective to deal with anxiety and depression.(1)
  • It is helpful to balance hormones.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose fresh rosemary over dried rosemary as it gives better flavour. Avoid if it has any yellow spots.

Note

Overconsumption of rosemary may cause stomach and intestinal irritation. It can also be harmful for kidneys.(2)

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