Rosemary is a widely cultivated herb and a popular garden plant with its spiky dark green leaves and distinctive scent. As a medicine, rosemary provides a valuable heart and liver tonic and also helps reduce high blood pressure. It is widely used too in the treatment of nerves, digestive disorders and menstrual pains. In all cases a small cupful of the standard infusion should be taken each morning on rising. Used as a lotion, this herb or its oil will cure all pains in the head. When taken with honey it cures coughing. Rosemary is well known as a fine tonic for the scalp and skin. It adds lustre to the hair and is a common ingredient of many commercial shampoos. It keeps the skin free from wrinkles. Boil rosemary leaves and the flowers and use the mixture as a face wash. Do not wipe the face afterwards, but let is dry naturally. The regular washing of face with this solution will keep you young for ever.
Cautions and Side Effects
In large amounts may cause excessive menstrual bleeding. Not to be taken during pregnancy or taking iron supplements.