In addition, to its specific aroma and unique flavor, rosemary is characterized by numerous health benefits.
You can use it in the kitchen, care of health, and at home.
Medicinal Mediterranean herb rosemary contains several dozen antioxidants – compounds that help in removing free radicals.
Among the antioxidants is particularly we can recognize an outstanding efficiency of oleanolic acid.
Health benefits of rosemary
For a good memory
This herb has a long history as a medicinal herb that improves memory and nutritionists call it “Herb of remembrance”.
Some studies claim that the damages caused by the operation of free radical oxygen molecules in the body have an impact on Alzheimer’s disease.
Therefore, amazing rosemary is an ideal help in such conditions.
For a clean home without toxins
You cannot get rid of bacteria in your home, in an environmentally friendly way.
Do not use chemicals.
You can use a spray disinfectant on the basis of rosemary.
The antibacterial properties of the herb include the elimination of bacteria which are also common in homes.
Some of those bacteria can easily lead to serious problems, such as Escherichia Coli or Staphylococcus aureus.
How to make a spray disinfectant
Boil the stems of rosemary for half an hour, cool and strain.
This “tea” put into a spray bottle and keep in your refrigerator.
Get rid of acne
A study published in the journal “Planta Medica”, demonstrate the effectiveness of rosemary against the bacteria that causes acne – Propionibacterium acnes.
For perfect vision
This healthy Mediterranean herb can help prevent degenerative eye disease affecting certain structures of the eye, such as retinitis pigmentosa.
Roasting and also cooking meat at high temperatures results in the formation of chemical compounds that can increase the risk of cancer.
The main compounds that cause cancer, which is caused by cooking meat, are heterocyclic amines.
Researchers at the University of Kansas discover the effect of adding rosemary extract in minced beef.
This extract contains a mixture of oleanolic acid, carnosol, and carnosic acid.
The researchers found that the addition of that extract in a meat reduces the level of heterocyclic amines from 30 to 100 percent.
In addition, scientists discover that due to the addition of two percent extract of rosemary grilled chicken total amount of heterocyclic amines declined seven times.
The popular “TV doctor” Mehmet Oz points out that tea rosemary can also help if you suffer from bloating.
You can sweeten it but avoid white sugar and artificial sweeteners.