Rosemary is the perennial, evergreen and fragrant herbs found around the globe. Due to several benefits of consuming the rosemary humans have been consuming rosemary from the long time back. Rosemary is considered to be native to the Mediterranean region.
The peculiar nature of the Rosemary is that it has the unique needle-like that of the pine tree.
Due to the appealing aroma, it is often used as the flavoring agent in several edible dishes.
It has varied amount of the Carbohydrate, Protein, and Fat in it.
Vitamins present in the Rosemary are Vitamins A, B, and C.
Minerals present in the Rosemary are Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorous, Zinc, Copper, and Manganese in varying amount (1).
Health Benefits of the Rosemary
Due to the presence of the anti-inflammatory chemical followed by the beneficial effect of the antioxidant. Consumption of the rosemary is effective in the elimination of arthritis in the human body (2).
2. Cognitive Power
The intake of the Rosemary oil is associated with the increase in the cognitive function of the Brain especially in the elders (3).
Rosemary oil is claimed to have the Analgesic effect. This can soothe pain occurring in the various part of the human body (4).
The consumption of the rosemary is claimed to constrict the blood vessel. The headaches are often caused by the diluted blood vessels (5).
The intake of the rosemary is associated with the adequate digestion of the food (6).
The goodness of the antioxidant in the rosemary is claimed to be effective in the minimization of the cancer occurrence in the various part of the human body (7).
The Caffeic acid and rosemarinic acid in the rosemary is effective in the prevention of cancer due to the potent antioxidant nature (8).
7. Hair Loss
Application of the rosemary oil in the scalp helps in the prevention of the hair loss (9).
Once the hair is lost it is almost impossible to regenerate. This necessitates adequate step to prevent hair loss.
The synergetic effect of the anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial property is effective in the treatment of acne (10).
The goodness of the nutrient followed by the antiseptic property is beneficial to prevent the noisome growth of the microbes in the skin (11).
10. Immune System
Immunity is boosted due to the goodness of the anti-inflammatory and the antioxidant innate in the rosemary (12).
11. Bad Breath
The antimicrobial character of the rosemary is claimed to be effective in soothing the bad breath in the humans.
The primary cause of the bad breath is the sulfur released by the decomposing bacteria in the mouth (13).
Rosemary is effective in the killing of the bacteria. This is beneficial in the prevention of the occurrence of the microbes in the human body (14).
Intake of the rosemary is associated with the detoxifying toxic in the human body (15).
14. Wound Healing
The innate goodness of the antioxidant is effective in the effective healing of the wound in the human body (16).
Dandruff is often caused due to the dry scalp. Applying the oil of the rosemary moisturize the scalp and minimize the occurrence of dandruff in the scalp (17).
Intake of the rosemary is claimed to regulate the sugar in the blood leading to several beneficial functions in the human body (18).
Consumption of the rosemary tree is associated with the reduction in the anxiety (19).
18. Blood Circulation
Rosemary is claimed to have the potent effect in the adequate circulation of the blood in the human body (20).
19. Common Cold
The difficulty in breathing during the occurring of the noisome common cold is minimized by the intake of the Rosemary (21).
The intake of the rosemary herb is effective in the cleansing of the liver (22).
There are some claims on the intake of the rosemary extract and reduction in the occurrence of the cirrhosis.
21. Prolong Life
The goodness of the antioxidant is helpful in the prevention of the adverse effect of the free radical in the cell that is beneficial in expanding the life (23).
22. Respiratory Disease
Traditionally rosemary is used to cure various respiratory ailments in the human body. Rosemary is claimed to have the antispasmodic effect (24).
23. Kidney Stone
Intake of the rosemary is associated with the reduction in the formation of the kidney stones. This is due to the diuretic property of the rosemary (25).
Further, the inhabitations of the enzyme urease by the rosemary minimize the occurrence of the kidney stone.
The intake of the rosemary is associated with the decreasing in the iron absorption in the human body causing the anemia (26).
This effect is observed when consumed in high doses in short period of time.
There are cases of the allergic reaction upon the consumption of the rosemary in higher amount (27).
It is not considered safe to consume rosemary during the pregnancy due to its interference with the uterus (28).