Relieve stress,patchy hair loss (alopecia areata), Kidney damage, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Sunburn, Cough, Eczema, Gas, Gout, Headache, High blood pressure, Increasing menstrual flow, Indigestion (dyspepsia), Liver and gallbladder problems, Toothache, A mild form of gum disease (gingivitis), Low blood pressure.
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Rosemary is a popular member of the mint family, native to the Mediterranean regions near modern Greece. Poets and physicians from antiquity through the present day have lauded Rosemary. The name derives from the Latin for “Dew” (ros) and “Sea” (marinus). It can indeed survive with just the sea mist and ambient humidity in its native range. It has been long associated with memory, youth, fertility, romance.
In Christian Mythology, The Virgin Mary is said to have spread her blue cloak over a white-blossomed rosemary bush when she was resting, and the flowers turned blue. The shrub then became known as the 'Rose of Mary'. The culinary uses are many and it was also used as a preservative for meat prior to refrigeration along with Oregano and Thyme.Rosemary is an herb. It is native to the Mediterranean region but is now grown worldwide. The leaf and its oil are used to make medicine.
Rosemary is used for improving memory, indigestion (dyspepsia), arthritis-related joint pain, hair loss, and other conditions.In foods, rosemary is used as a spice. The leaf and oil are used in foods, and the oil is used in beverages.
In manufacturing, rosemary oil is used as a fragrant component in soaps and perfumes.
Withdrawal from heroin, morphine, and other opioid drugs. Early research suggests that taking rosemary leaves along with methadone, improves opioid withdrawal symptoms.
How does it work?
Although it's not clear how rosemary works for hair loss, applying it to the scalp irritates the skin and increases blood circulation.
Possible side effects include:
- Taking large amounts of rosemary can cause vomiting, uterine bleeding, kidney irritation, increased sun sensitivity, skin redness, and allergic reactions.
- Pregnancy: Rosemary is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts. Rosemary might stimulate menstruation or affect the uterus, causing a miscarriage. There isn't enough reliable information to know if rosemary is safe when applied to the skin when pregnant. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
- Breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if rosemary is safe to use when breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
- Aspirin allergy. Rosemary contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical may cause a reaction in people who are allergic to aspirin.
- Bleeding disorders: Rosemary might increase the risk of bleeding and bruising in people with bleeding disorders. Use cautiously.
- Seizure disorders: Rosemary might make seizure disorders worse. Don't use it.
As always make sure you are using organic herbs as pesticides are toxic and always take normal doses, excessive amounts of anything is not good for you.
We are not doctors, lawyers, accountants or your mom. We give out free smiles and the occasional unsolicited advice. That being said; if you are pregnant, nursing or concerned about your health, call your mom. Or even better, consult a doctors before consuming; particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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