Rosmarinus officinalis flowering plants


Rosmarinus officinalis flowers


Common name:-  Rosemary.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Lamiales
Family:     Lamiaceae
Genus:     Rosmarinus
Species:     R. officinalis
Binomial name
Rosmarinus officinalis

Culinary use

Fresh or dried leaves are used in traditional Italian cuisine.

Herbal tea can be made from the leaves.

Cosmetic industry:-

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.

External uses:-

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.