You can also find it as: Diosmarin, Rosemary the pharmaceutical
Rosemary (Scientific name Rosmarinus officinalis – Rosemary medicinal) is a perennial evergreen shrub that grows up to one and a half meters in height. The leaves are needle-shaped narrow dark green and the flowers are small slightly blue-purple.
Main active ingredients: Rosemary acid, rosemary
Mythology & History
According to folklore, it took its name from the Virgin Mary, who left her cloak on a bush that by the next morning, had bloomed and the flowers of the bush had turned blue and since then it has been called the rose of Mary.
In ancient Greece it was considered a gift from the goddess Aphrodite as an Elixir of youth, a symbol of beauty and well-being.
Rosemary was burned as an incense burner during sacrifices and consolation of deities by the altars. For centuries, this fragrant shrub with thin leaves was considered a symbol of remembrance and remembrance, but with important conservative properties.
The ancient Greeks in periods of study always wore a rosemary wreath thanks to its ability to stimulate memory.
In the Middle Ages it was believed that it brings good luck and protects from evil spirits.
Method of preparation
Pour a cup of boiling water into 1-2 teaspoons of dry leaves and leave it covered for 10-15 minutes.