Common name:- Rosemary.
Species: R. officinalis
Fresh or dried leaves are used in traditional Italian cuisine.
Herbal tea can be made from the leaves.
Rosemary oil is used as a fragrant component in soaps and perfumes.
Used in food industry:-
Rosemary is used as a spice. The leaf and oil are used in foods, and the oil is used in beverages.
Medicinal uses:- Rosemary oil is extracted from the leaf and used to make medicine.
Rosemary is used externally for preventing and treating baldness; and treating circulation problems, toothache, a skin condition called eczema, and joint or muscle pain such as myalgia, sciatica, and intercostal neuralgia. It is also used for wound healing, in bath therapy (balneotherapy), and as an insect repellent.
Rosemary is used for digestion problems, including heartburn, intestinal gas , liver and gallbladder complaints, and loss of appetite.
It is also used for gout, cough, headache, high blood pressure, and reducing age related memory loss.