That’s right! Rosemary was part of the “Marseilles Vinegar” aromatics used by grave-robbing bandits to protect themselves during the 15th century plague. Although plagues are not prevalent today, (fingers crossed LA) Rosemary’s antitumor, anti fungal, antibacterial and anti parasitic properties enhance mental clarity and more. In fact, University of Miami scientists found that inhaling rosemary vapors boosted alertness, eased anxiety, and amplified analytic and mental ability.

Rosemary is an herb rich in polyphenols, flavonoids and terpenes. Using rosemary in cooking adds a distinctive flavor to foods and it improves digestion and increases circulation. This seasoning can be used in soups and stews, on meat like chicken, lamb and fish.

Uses of this inexpensive potent oil are varied:  Treats infectious disease, treats liver conditions/hepatitis, eliminates free radicals, treats dental conditions, considered an immune booster to thwart throat/lung infections, hair loss and scalp challenges, impaired memory/Alzheimer’s and it can soften skin. This oil can be inhaled, diffused and applied after dilution to the body.