What is Rosemary herb?
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is an evergreen member of mint family, lamiaceae. It is needle like, pale green, dried leaves are used worldwide for flavouring foods or as an aromatic decoction.
What is Rosemary used for?
Rosemary leaves are well known aromatic and culinary herbal leaves, also used for seasoning. Rosemary dried leaves has slightly bitter taste but are aromatic in nature, having strong antioxidant, antimicrobial, stimulant and carminative properties.
What is Rosemary tea good for?
Traditionally, it is said that “Rosemary is for remembrance”, due to its ability to bring mental clarity, alertness, and positive effect on brain, memory, concentration. It is also carminative, useful during indigestion. Rosemary is also known to stimulate hair follicles.
How Rosemary tea works?
Aromatic and functional use of Rosemary leaf is due to its phenolic compounds such as phenolic acids (rosmarinic, chlorogenic, caffeic acids); carnosic acid, triterpenoid acids, flavonoids, and volatile oils.
How to make Rosemary Tea?
What are the side effects of rosemary tea?
- Put 1 teaspoon of Rosemary leaves in a bowl.
- Add 150ml water to bowl & boil it for 2 minutes.
- Alternatively, add boiled water and steep for 10 minutes.
- Sieve it in a cup & add honey/stevia if needed.
- Enjoy aromatic Rosemary
Rosemary is "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) as a food by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It is a nontoxic herb. Avoid if you are pregnant, nursing.
How to store Rosemary leaves?
Store at room temperature away from sunlight & moisture. Do not freeze supplement. Keep out of the reach of children.