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Rosemary Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Rosmarinus Officinalis
Hindi Name
Homeopathic Name
Rosmarinus Officinalis   -   Mother Tincture

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Rosemary Cures


Action of Rosemary

Most Effective

Nutrients in Rosemary

Highly Effective

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Whole Plant, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Rosemary

Patients of High Blood Pressure, Ulcers, Colitis should avoid it.
Avoid usage during Pregnancy and breast feeding as it is an uterine stimulant.
If taken in large amount it acts an an Abortifacient.
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Rosemary is a shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a warm climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Bronchitis, Asthma.
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Materia Medica for Rosemary

Rosemary General

Rosemary is a good herbal remedy for Liver Disorders and Gallbladder Diseases. It solves a number of Digestive problems like Flatulence and Heart Burn.
It is beneficial in relaxing the mind, relieving Stress calms the Nervous System. Rosemary cures Alzheimer disease. It is a proven Herb in treating patients with Lost Memory. It contains a compound called Rosmarinic acid. This compound enhances the supply of oxygen rich Blood to the Brain.
It relieves the Joint Pain, Muscular Pain and Sciatica. It is used to cure Skin Diseases like Eczema, Oily Skin. It is used to reduce the formation of Cancer agents and treats Cancer.
It is effective in controlling the heart rate and High Blood Pressure.
It is efficient for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
It is good for the treatment of Baldness.
It cures Menstrual Disorders and promotes the Menstrual flow.
It is used to curb Winkles, Stretch Marks and Age Spots.
It reduces the symptoms of Amnesia. It is an aid to Asthma.
It is used to add flavor in various foods.
Caution: Consult a Doctor before consuming it.
Keywords: Flatulence, Heart Burn, Alzheimer, Baldness, Liver Disorders, Gallbladder Diseases, Joint Pain, Muscular Pain, Sciatica, Eczema, Oily Skin, Cancer, High Blood Pressure, Stress, Menstrual Disorders, Asthma, ADHD, Winkles, Stretch Marks, Age Spots, Amnesia.
Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Rosemary is to Tincture it.
To learn how to make your own Tinctures Click here
Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powdered leaves in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for l0 minutes. Drink three times a day.
Single Herb

Rosemary for Backache

Prepare a tea from dried Rosemary herb. Add fresh leaves of Rosemary in the tea. Drink tea twice a day.

Rosemary Oil for Body Lice

Take Rosemary Oil from market. Heat for one minute. Apply lukewarm on the body daily before taking bath.

Rosemary Oil for Grey Hairs

Use Rosemary oil for massage in scalps and hairs.

Rosemary Oil for Headache

Massage your Head and Forehead using Rosemary oil.

Rosemary for Dandruff

Make a decoction with leaves and flowers of Rosemary. Use this to rinse your Hair.
OR : Mix 2 tablespoons of Rosemary Vinegar and 15-20 drops of Essential Oil of Rosemary in One cup of water.
Use as a hair rinse after shampooing.

Rosemary ( Rusmary ) Oil for Memory

Rosemary ( Rusmary ) boosts up the memory in growing children and also helpful in case of memory loss.
Take half teaspoon Rosemary ( Rusmary ) Oil with milk daily.

Rosemary for Chilblains

Massage with Rosemary oil over the affected area.

Rosemary ( Rusmary ) Oil for Headache

Regular head massage with Rosemary ( Rusmary ) Oil is quite effective to ease Headache.

Rosemary Oil for Hematoma

Apply Rosemary oil over the affected area two times a day.

Rosemary ( Rusmary ) as Immunity Booster

Make infusion of Rosemary leaves. Have two cup two times a day.

Rosemary Oil for Body Odour

Add 15 ml Rosemary Oil in 60 ml melted Beeswax. Rub it on your underarms.

Rosemary for Low Blood Pressure

Prepare a leaf decoction of Rosemary. Have a cup of it when you feel symptoms of Low Blood Pressure.

Rosemary ( Rusmary ) for Amnesia

Take a cup of Rosemary ( Rusmary ) tea twice a day.
OR : Mix quarter teaspoon of Rosemary ( Rusmary ) oil in a glass of milk. Drink it daily.

Rosemary for Fatigue

Rosemary acts as an Anidote for mental Fatigue.
Crush the leaves of Rosemary and inhale its vapour with closed eyes. Do this twice a day. It clears the mind.
OR Make a tea by boiling 4 to 5 leaves of Rosemary in 200 ml of water. Drink it twice a day.

Rosemary for Alzheimer

Take 200ml of water and 5 to 6 leaves of Rosemary. Boil it and make a tea. Drink it twice a day.
Or Take Rosemary leaves and crush them. Breathe in the vapours with closed eyes two times a day.

Rosemary For Headache

Take a handful of Rosemary and boil it. Strain and dip a cotton cloth in the water. Now keep that piece of cloth on your forehead. Keep it for 10 minutes. It will give relief.

Rosemary for Wrinkles

Take 5 drops of Rosemary Oil on a cotton ball. Gently massage on the wrinkles for 15 minutes.
Wash it with lukewarm water.

Rosemary for Bitot's Spots

Steep a few fresh leaves of Rosemary for 10 minutes in one cup of very hot water. Strain it and add half teaspoon of Ginger juice in it. Drink it daily.

Rosemary for Encephalopathy

Put 1 teaspoon of powdered Rosemary leaves in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for 10 minutes. Drink it twice a day, after meals.
OR : You can also buy Rosmarinus – Mother Tincture from a Homeopathic Shop. Add 10 drops of this tincture in one glass of water. Drink it thrice daily, after meals.

Rosemary for Leigh's Disease

Prepare a tea, made of dried Rosemary herb and one cup of water. Drink it twice daily.

Rosemary ( Rusmary ) for Baldness

Rub few Rosemary ( Rusmary ) against a hard surface to make a paste. Apply this mixture on your scalp. Let it sit for 1 hour. Rinse it off with water.

Rosemary for Poor Concentration

Take one teaspoon of dried Rosemary herb and steep it in one cup of hot water for 5 minutes. Strain and drink it. You may also add Honey to improve the taste.

Rosemary as an Aphrodisiac

Prepare a tea, made of dried Rosemary herb and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
It increases the Libido in females.

Rosemary for Cervical Cancer

Make a tea of dried Rosemary herb. Have it 2 times in a day.

Rosemary for Cervical Erosion

Rosemary has antioxidant and anti tumor properties. It helps in controlling the abnormal growth of cells.
Have a cup of Rosemary tea every day.
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Herbal Treatment For Depression 1

Grind Rosemary, Skullcap, Chinese Date and Oats together. Take this powder twice a day with lukewarm water.

Herbal Treatment For Dandruff 3

Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of Rosemary Essential Oil in 2 to 3 tablespoons of Olive Oil ( Jaitun Ka Tel in India ). Mix well. Apply this Oil blend on the scalp. Massage throughly for 10 to 15 minutes. Leave it over night. Shampoo next morning. Do this twice a week.

Herbal Treatment For ADHD 1

Take a teaspoon of Chamomile, Rosemary, Sage and Lavender oil. Mix these oils with 40 ml Olive oil. Apply this oil locally on child's feet and spine before going to bed.

Herbal Treatment For Athlete's Foot 2

Mix Olive oil and Rosemary oil in equal quantity. Apply it over the infected feet.

Herbal Treatment For Grey Hair 3

Prepare a tea using leaves of Rosemary and Sage. Use it as a conditioner.

Herbal Treatment For Fatigue 5

Take Rosemary oil and Eucalyptus oil in equal quantity. Massage the whole body with this oil.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 24

Boil potatoes and rosemary in water on your stovetop. Strain the liquid, and use it daily as a hair rinse.
Boil Rosemary and Potatoes (Aalu ) together.
Filter and use the liquid as a hair rinse regularly.

Herbal Treatment For Frizzy Hair 7

Heat 2 cups of Apple Cider Vinegar just short of boiling.
Add 1/4 tablespoon each of Rosemary and Sage.
Steep overnight and then strain.
store in a bottle.
Mix 1/4 cup of this preparation with 2 cups of warm water and use as a hair rinse for soft and shiny hair.

Herbal Treatment For Alzheimer 4

Take 2 tablespoons of Dried Indian Pennywort Leaves, One tablespoon of Rosemary and 3-4 Pinches of dried Ginseng American powder.
Put it in a covered pot.
Make an infusion of One tablespoon of this mixture with One cup of hot water.
Take regularly.
Do not take before bedtime.

Herbal Treatment For Anxiety 2

Take the following herbs on equal quantity :
Sage Dried and Powdered
Basil ( Tulsi in India ) Leaves Dried and Powdered
Rosemary ( Rusmary in India ) Dried and Powdered
Thyme ( Ajavayan in India ) Powdered
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) Dried and Powdered
Mix all ingredients. Have half teaspoon with milk at night daily.

Herbal Treatment For Cold 18

Take the following herbs :
Sage Dried and Powdered 20 gram
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) Dried and Powdered 10 gram
Rosemary ( Rosemary in India ) Dried and Powdered 10 gram
Cayenne ( Lal Mirch in India ) Dried and Powdered 10 gram
Basil ( Tulsi in India ) Dried Leaves Powdered 20 gram
Put all ingredients in a bottle. Have half teaspoon with lukewarm water twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Aging 3

Take the following herbs :
Cayenne ( Lal Mirch in India ) Powder 10 gram
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) Crushed 20 gram
Rosemary ( Rusmary in India ) Oil 20 gram
Turmeric ( Haldi in India ) Powder 20 gram
Garlic ( Lehsun in India ) Crushed 20 gram
Fennel ( Saunf in India ) Crushed 20 gram
Oregano ( Santra in India ) Powdered 40 gram
Put all ingredients in a air tight jar. Have half teaspoon with lukewarm water once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Memory Enhancer 4

Take the following herbs :
Cayenne ( Lal Mirch in India ) 10 gram
Oregano ( Santra in India ) 10 gram
Ginger ( Adrak in India ) 10 gram
Rosemary ( Rusmary in India ) 40 gram
Put all dried herbs in a grinder together. Grind them. Have half teaspoon with milk on an empty stomach.

Herbal Treatment For Stretch Marks 3

Mix equal quantity of Rosemary ( Rusmary ) oil and Almond ( Badam ) oil. Massage over affected area for 15 to 20 minutes daily. You will see the difference in few days.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 8

Take the following herbs :
Frankincense : Dhoop : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Common Juniper : Aaraar : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Rosemary : Rusmary : 2 tablespoon
Patchouli : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Rose : Gulab : 2 tablespoon
Orange : Santra : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Lavender : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Chamomile : Babunah : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Almond : Badam : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Mix all oils. Heat for 10 minutes. Cool. Store in a bottle. Massage it over age spots for 5 minutes daily. It removes age spots effectively.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 27

Take the oils of following herbs :
Olive : Jaitun : Oil : 20 gram
Almond : Badam : Oil : 20 gram
Jojoba : Oil : 20 gram
Tea Tree : Oil : 10 gram
Thyme : Ajavayan : Oil : 10 gram
Patchouli : Oil : 10 gram
Rosemary : Rusmary : Oil : 20 gram
Spikenard : Jatamasi : Oil : 20 gram
Put all oils in a glass bottle. Cover. Leave it for a week. After a week, massage your scalp with this preparation twice a week. It is an effective formula to cure hair problems.

Herbal Treatment For Frizzy Hair 17

Mix in a bowl 1 cup of Honey, 1 cup of Yogurt, 5 drops of Rosemary Essential oil and 2 tablespoon of Almond Oil. Massage this paste over the scalp and rinse off well.

Herbal Treatment For Hot Flashes 1

Take these following herbs :
Sage leaves : 1 to 2 tablespoons
Alfalfa ( Vilaiti Guwathi ) : 1 tablespoon
Rosemary ( Rusmary ) : 1 tablespoon
Motherwort : 1 tablespoon

Blend them together and prepare an infusion. Add a tablespoon of this infusion in half a cup of water. Let it cool for 5 minutes. Strain and drink as tea once a day.
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James williams ( Ghana )
23 Jan 2017
the list of cures for rosemary include high blood pressure, why then do you put in the side effects that ptients with high blood pressure should avoid it?
06 Feb 2017
James Williams.
Thank you for bringing this to our notice. This has been taken cure of, the herb when taken alone will increase the Blood Pressure, so not to be taken by those suffering from High Blood Pressure. However, if you take it in combination with other herbs, then it might be used as a cure.
So, do not use it for High Blood Pressure until recommended.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Leshay ( South Africa )
27 Apr 2017
It is used to cure Skin Diseases like Eczema,

Can you give the remedy on how to prepare.

17 Dec 2019
its irritating to open a multiple task for single cure
18 Dec 2019
Dear Lavizin Please write about your ailment so we can help you with a cure.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
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