Simple Herbal Extracts | Rosemary



Botanical Name

Rosmarinus offininalis

Part Used

aerial parts


Do not use in pregnancy*

Traditional Information*

A carminative, nervine, and cholagogue traditionally used in Europe for gas, nausea, liver headaches, and biliousness.  Rosemary is also a powerful antioxidant making it useful for preventing arteriosclerosis and other types of oxidative damage. It also has a reputation for promoting cognitive function and memory, improving mental fog and depression.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.