Health benefits of Rosemary
Zee Media Bureau
Rosemary is one of the most recognized herbs for its varied health benefiting qualities. Also it is used in many culinary dishes and is used to flavour soups, sauces and meats. Read on to know why you should have this charming herb in your garden:
According to studies Rosemary contains carnosol which has been found to be a potent anti-cancer compound.
It is believed that rosemary has memory-enhancing properties. It contains a diterpine called carnosic acid that has neuro-protective properties that protects against Alzheimer`s disease.
Rosemary helps relieve the pain of migraines, but essential oil of rosemary can also be applied topically as a natural treatment for arthritis, sore muscles, and other joint and muscle pains.
Fresh rosemary leaves are a good source of antioxidant vitamin which is required for the collagen synthesis in the body.
Rosemary can stimulate hair growth. Rosemary herb extractions when applied over the scalp known to stimulate the hair-bulbs and help prevent premature baldness.
Rosemary boosts the overall immune system owing to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties.
Rosemary is effective in treating digestive problems such as upset stomach, constipation, indigestion and other digestive related problems.