Properties and applications:
Topical Circulatory System - muscular aches and pains, stiff muscles, poor circulation
Analgesic - local pain relief
Expectorant - mucous coughs, bronchitis, catarrh
Anti Spasmodic - cramps, colic, nausea, nervous diarrhoea, asthma
Digestive Tonic - constipation, diarrhoea, nausea, IBS, sluggish digestion,
Respiratory Tonic - coughs, bronchitis, sinusitis, laryngitis, asthma, panic attachs
Mental Stimulant - tiredness, lethargy, poor concentration, poor memory
Diuretic/Cleansing - toxin build up
Country of origin:
Spain, Tunisia, France, UK
Part of plant used:
Fresh, young leaves and shoots
Epilepsy is contra-indicated - do not use where there is a history of epilepsy or seizure.
Green, fresh, clean and pungent with a woody undertone.
A highly aromatic bush, long silvery green leaves and pale blue flowers.
Burnt as incense in ancient Greece, rosemary has been used to fumigate hospital rooms, as a tonic for the liver and lungs and in cooking across the mediterranean.