Rosemary has a many possible health benefits.
Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds many laboratory studies have confirmed, which are thought to help boost the immune system and improve blood circulation and the antioxidants play an important role in neutralizing harmful particles called free radicals.
Rosemary is often used to help treat indigestion. According to research outlined in Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology, the aroma from rosemary can improve a person’s concentration, performance, speed, and accuracy and, to a lesser extent, their mood.
Rosemary also provides Neurological protection. Scientists have found that rosemary may also be good for your brain. Rosemary contains an ingredient called carnosic acid, which can fight off damage by free radicals in the brain. Some studies have identified that rosemary might be useful for people who have experienced a stroke. Rosemary appears to be protective against brain damage and might improve recovery.
Rosemary may prevent brain aging. Some studies have suggested that rosemary may significantly help prevent brain aging. The therapeutic ability of rosemary for prevention of Alzheimer’s shows promise, but more studies are needed.
Protection against macular degeneration. A carnosic acid, which is a major component of rosemary, can significantly promote eye health.
Rosemary, 100% Grain Alcohol
1-2ml of the tincture can be taken up to 3 times per day. It should not be taken for more than 6 weeks.
Side effects include:
- pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs)
High doses of rosemary may cause miscarriage; therefore it is not advisable for pregnant women to take any supplemental rosemary