As I told you in the last post… I’m here again with the properties of the Rosemary!
As I mentioned in the previous post, of Florida water, I will explain some of the properties of some plants. Today, specifically, I’ll talk about rosemary.
Rosemary has many, and diverse, properties. Among them we could highlight its protective, rejuvenating, embellishing, purifying … I’ll make a summary of everything a little, why there is a lot of material and if I told you everything we would not finish today …
The scientific name of rosemary is Rosmarinus Officinalis.
Rosemary is native to the Mediterranean, and grows in dry, rocky conditions.
We find it in several forms: in plant, fresh, dry, in oil, in alcohol, in essential oil … Each form of rosemary has different properties.
From old the fresh and dry rosemary is used to cook, to dress the dishes. It is a good seasoning for meats and fish, although it can be used in a wide variety of recipes.
It is said that the rosemary plant inside the house can help bring good luck, and also perfumes the environment.
Rosemary adapts easily, as I have already explained, it usually lives in rocky areas, but it also survives without stones. You can have both indoor and outdoor, although you have to keep in mind that planting directly on the ground can grow a lot.
At an esoteric or energetic level, rosemary is used to cleanse people and purify spaces. One can detoxify by burning rosemary, as it helps to ward off bad energies or dense energies. Its burning also protects against spells and evil eye, and also to attract peace and harmony in the home.
It has been proven that rosemary has many benefits at the medicinal level. We explain them below.
It has anti-stress properties and improves concentration and memory. The best way is to rub a fresh branch of rosemary in your hands to release the scent when you need extra concentration.
For the treatment of inflamed hemorrhoids you can consume Rosemary tincture for about ten days. It is important to consult previously with your doctor or nutritionist as each person, and each body, is different.
Rosemary also helps reduce nausea and headaches. How? There are two options: rub and smell the fresh grass if you have it at hand, or applying rosemary essential oil on the wrists or on the head (remember that is always recommended to use the essential oils diluted in vegetable oil. Put some drops of rosemary essential oil in a tablespoon of vegetable oil, the one you like most, may be olive, almond, avocado, etc.)
To relieve congestion, you can add in a bowl of boiling water rosemary fresh, or dry failing, and breathe the steam.
Formerly it was burned to disinfect the rooms that had been occupied by sick people believing that this way it can purify the environment and eliminated possible bacteria.
Rosemary oil, or vegetable oil with rosemary essentialoil, has disinfectant properties and is a good wound healing. It also helps to prevent dandruff, provide shine and silkiness to the hair, and even strengthen it.
Rosemary oil, or rosemary essential oil, goes well in colds to relieve and reduce sore throat (Applied topically, not ingested.). How to use it? Very easy: mix a few drops of rosemary essential oil in a tablespoon of vegetable oil (can be sweet almond, hazelnut, avocado, coconut, the one you like) and apply the mixture to the chest and throat area .
In massage the essential oil of rosemary helps to promote and improve blood circulation. It’s also a good disinfectant and wound healing.
Smell the essential oil of rosemary, or the fresh plant, help to remember, to evoke memories.
For fatigue or exhaustion it is recommended to take infusions or baths of rosemary, which in turn also serve to purify and eliminate bad energies. If you do them in the morning they are invigorating and energizing.
Rosemary is also highly effective against pests. The best way is to govern areas that are prone to having insects or mice with demineralized water with a few drops of rosemary essential oil. Depending on the amount of water you will need more or less amount of essential oil. For example for 100ml the water you’ll need is about 10 drops of essential oil.
And to finish I want to talk about rosemary tea. It has many benefits: favors digestion and elimination of gases; helps fight head pain with stress or nervous tension; Increase circulation and also contribute to treat cholesterol, pain in teeth or migraines, heart disease. Reduce belly pains in menstruation. Mixed with rue, potentiation of digestive effects, helps control nerves, treatment of epilepsy and liver disorders. It calms the nervous system, so it helps to prevent dizziness.
As you can see it is very healthy to eat rosemary tea. When to take it? It is recommended between meals. It can be consumed daily. And, the most important thing How to make rosemary tea? It is very easy: You will need 4 grams of rosemary leaves for each cup of boiling water.
Now that you know all this about rosemary … I encourage you to try it in any of its states! Choose the one that suits you or you like it!
See you soon,
Laura Portella Pons