Rosmarinus Officinalis

Scientific Name: Rosmarinus Officinalis L.
English Name: Rosemary
Other Names in English:
Family: Labiatae

Product Details

Health Benefits

Rosemary leaves
Temperament: Very hot and dry
1- Drink its decoction. It is tonic, carminative, stimulant, diaphoretic and emmenagogue. It cures asthma, it is useful for relieving heartache caused by bloating, it is effective for treating cancer, paralysis, pertussis, insomnia and general and nervous weakness, it is used for rejuvenation, for relieving chronic moist cough, shortness of breath, cold suffocation and ascites are useful, to relieve cramps and blockage of the liver and spleen, It is also used to treat black bile jaundice, crushing kidney and bladder stones, and increasing urination and menstruation.
2- If you rinse your eyes with its soaked water, it will cure conjunctivitis and catarrh.
3- Bathe with its soaked water. Treats rheumatism and paralysis.
4- Its poultice is used in cold eye pain and is very effective.
5- Rubbing its essential oil is effective to prevent hair loss.
Note: It is harmful to hot temperaments, it is abortive, pregnant women should avoid it and excessive consumption is toxic.
Rosemary flower
1- Brew 40 to 50 grams of it in a liter of boiling water and drink 3 cups of it a day. It is astringent, analgesic and anticonvulsants and disinfectant of the urinary tract, is a solver for the chest and relieves nervous coughs and nervous irritations, treats intestinal gas, intestinal inflammation and dysentery, if drink it before sleep at night, it eliminates insomnia.
2- Drinking 20 to 30 grams of its brewed tea is useful for treating bronchitis and swelling of the back of the throat.
3- Its poultice with vinegar and rose oil on the head and eating 27 grams of it with 67 grams of honey is useful for headaches.


It is a plant of the Labiatae family, perennial and in the form of a small shrub that is one to two meters high. The leaves are opposite, narrow, long, pointed and slightly rough, on the leaf, without hairs and green, but the back is covered with cotton and white hairs. Its flowers are purple-white, which emerge from the leaves in late spring. All the leaves and flowers and parts of the plant are fragrant and the leaves and flowers are a little bitter and spicy. This plant grows in the Mediterranean region and mostly on the Mediterranean coast and at the same time in the hills and heights of arid desert areas, this plant is also planted in Iran.

Chemical Constituents

Leaves and flower tops yield 1-2% volatile oil consisting of bornyl acetate, borneol (the chief constituents), cineole and minor quantities of camphene and a-pinene. Also present in the leaves are rosemarinic acid and triterpene alcohols like a-, and b-amyrins, betulins and b-sitosterol.

Medical disclaimer

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