Increases coronary artery blood flow, historically used to stimulate digestion and relieve nervous tension.
Rosemary (Rosemariana officinalis) can help with the following
Inhalation of rosemary essential oil enhanced overall memory performance and secondary memory factors, but impaired memory speed in a randomized study of 144 people. [British Psychological Society Annual Conference, March 13-16, 2002, Blackpool, UK.]
Cancer / Risk - General Measures
Rosemary is a COX-2 inhibitor, and increases the activity of detoxification enzymes. An extract of rosemary, termed carnosol, has inhibited the development of both breast and skin tumors in animals. Rosemary can be used as a seasoning or a tea: Use 1tsp dried leaves per cup of hot water; steep for 15 minutes.
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