Rosemary

Overview

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SOURCE
Sydney, Australia
FORM
Organic herbal extract
FOUND IN
An herb native to the Mediterranean region.

Fast Fact

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Rosemary is a perennial herb in the mint family with needle-like leaves and pink, purple and blue flowers. It’s been hailed since ancient times for its medicinal properties.

Especially Important For

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Eliminating indigestion, fighting sickness, preventing and recovering from a stroke, slowing leukemia and breast carcinoma cells.

Benefits

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Inflammation soother
Immune system strengthener
Free radical extinguisher
Indigestion fighter
Memory and concentration sharpener
Neurological protector
Brain aging preventer
Eye protector

Why it's important for overall health

Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that improve your immune system and circulation. These properties fight free radicals.

Limited but promising studies show rosemary helps prevent brain aging. It may protect against damage and improve recovery from a stroke.

Research published in Oncology Reports found that crude rosemary extract slowed human leukemia and breast carcinoma cells.

Carsonic acid, a major component in rosemary, can significantly promote eye health and may protect against macular degeneration, the most common eye disease in America.

Germany’s Commission E approved rosemary as a treatment for indigestion.


Evidence-based claims, or bust

ONCOLOGY REPORTS

Anti-proliferative and antioxidant properties of rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis.

INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE

Compound found in rosemary protects against macular degeneration in laboratory model.

BIOSCIENCE, BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

Supercritical fluid extracts of rosemary leaves exhibit potent anti-inflammation and anti-tumor effects.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH

The Neuroprotective Effect of Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) Hydro-alcoholic Extract on Cerebral Ischemic Tolerance in Experimental Stroke.

THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES IN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

Plasma 1,8-cineole correlates with cognitive performance following exposure to rosemary essential oil aroma.

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