Ros Maris, also known as rosemary was used by the ancient Greeks and they dedicated this herb to their goddess Aphrodite.
One research proved that rosemary is a strong antioxidant that is able to prevent premature aging. It contains a lot of flavonoids-compounds which improve circulation, strengthen blood vessels and stimulate blood flow. It is amazing for improving memory, treating headaches and stimulating hair growth.
One study from 1995 that was conducted by a group of scientists, concentrated on all properties of rosemary. They showed that this plant is amazing diuretic and this means that it is perfect for liver detoxification. What’s more, it is powerful anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial agent and you can use it to use to treat nose, throat and ear infections and bronchitis as well.
Additionally, rosemary can relieve sciatica, muscle pain and rheumatism as well as fatigue. You can mix rosemary essential oil with other neutral oil. You can use sunflower oil and apply it topically. For soothing rheumatism symptoms add rosemary tea in your bath. Use rosemary extract to prevent baldness and dandruff, because this will improve the blood flow in your scalp area.
However, it is not recommended for children, nursing and pregnant women. They can use a very small amount of this plant in their meals.
Rosemary blooms in warm places, sandy soil and they should be safe from wind. They bloom in September and April and can reach up to one – three meters in height. It is very important to keep them warm during the cold months.
When the rosemary flowers are fully bloomed, you should collect them and afterwards you can harvest the rosemary leaves throughout the entire year.
In order to make a rosemary tincture that will relieve the rheumatism symptoms, you will need 100 grams of alcohol and 20 grams of rosemary. Soak the rosemary in the alcohol for 10 days. Afterwards strain the rosemary and take 15 – 20 drops of the tincture and dissolve it in one glass of water. You can use the tincture for improving blood circulation as well.
People who have problems with headaches should drink rosemary tea and to make the tea you should use rosemary leaves and flowers. Drink warm rosemary tea and remember that it is amazing treatment for headaches, stomach cramps and relieving tension.
If you want to prepare rosemary tea in 1 cup of boiling water add 1 tsp. of fresh or dried rosemary leaves. The leaves should steep for approximately 15 minutes. Drink 2 cups of this tea every day. Do not drink the tea before going to bed.
If you want you can inhale the vapors of this tea and you will treat depression. It is an amazing method for muscle relaxation, relieving menstrual cramps and digestive problems.
If you want to boost your blood circulation make rosemary wine by combining 2 tbsp. of rosemary leaves and flowers and add them in 1 liter of white wine. Leave them in the wine for 6 days and afterwards strain the wine. Before you drink or eat something drink one brandy cup of this mixture. You will stimulate blood circulation, relieve urinary infections, gout, joint inflammation, calm your heart and rheumatism.
Hair Growth Serum
If you want to prepare a serum for hair growth, take 8 drops of rosemary essential oil, 3 drops of clary sage essential oil, 50 ml. of sweet almond oil and 6 drops of lavender essential oil. Combine the ingredients and massage the scalp and hair shafts with the mixture. With a brush spread the serum evenly. If you want use the serum daily, after you shower. This will stimulate the growth of your hair and you hair will smell amazing.
Combine 1 tsp. of honey, 3 drops of rosemary essential oil and 2 tablespoon of cold pressed coconut oil. Use this mixture and massage it on your scalp, hair shafts and hair ends. Wrap your hair with a shower cup and leave it overnight. The rosemary oil will stimulate hair growth, honey will nourish and hydrate your hair and the coconut oil will prevent hair loss. Once you wake up wash your hair and you will immediately notice amazing results.
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