Latin: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS
The benefits of rosemary you can notice just by passing them your hand near a branch, its aroma is so powerful and penetrating that it revitalizes right away.
A stroll by some forest of the Mediterranean can serve to you to collect rosemary and to conserve or to prepare some simple remedies that will be to you very useful.
Benefits of Romero
- Tonic for convalescent people.
- Sprains, twists, contusions and reuma.
- Dolores muscular.
- She regenerates the joints.
- She fortifies the hairy leather.
- Buccal halitoses and problems.
From which the plant has 2 years already you can enjoy the benefits of his active principles.
Infusion or decoction against the fatigue
With 20-40gr. of flowers and leaves by 1 liter of water.
You can take from 2 or 3 daily cups.
With this infusion also mouthwashes can be realised if you have some sore or evil breath (halitosis).
Infusion concentrated for inflammations
Of 80-100gr. by 1litro of water. It leaves it rests 20 minutes and filters it.
It realises a washing or it applies directly with a gauze on the inflamed zone.
As preparing Alcohol of Romero
In order to realise frictions in zones doloridas by blows or reuma.
It prepares 250gr. of whole green leaves or if you prefer it ponlas in a mortar and crush them.
Introduce them in an opaque glass container with hermetic seal and add 1litro of ethylic alcohol of 70%.
Let rest it 15 days in a dark place and later you can filter it or to leave the leaves inside is more decorative.
A special air freshener for the emotions
It spills water in a boat of spray and adds alcohol of Rosemary. Or you have a useful air freshener for the people with forgetful tendency or people whom they avoid to the others and they end up isolating itself, but that later complains their solitude.
As preparing Oil of Rosemary for twists and sprains
A handful of leaves and fresh flowers of Rosemary macerates in ½ liter of Olive oil.
Ponlo 40 days to the sun. Strain it and keep it in a dry, fresh and dark place.
4 forms to use the essential oil of Romero
For contusions and reuma
It adds 4 drops of essence in of 30ml of Oil of Almonds. You can realise frictions on the zone to try.
In order to regenerate the joints
It adds 10 drops of essence in of 100ml. of Olive oil that is a carrying oil that penetrates better between the joint and realises frictions.
For the fall of the hair
Full with water a small boat with diffuser and adds 4 drops of essence of Rosemary.
Apply it in the root of the hair wet after washing it, fricciona smoothly so that it penetrates and lets dry it or apply the dryer.
For the concentration
Upon the table of study or near her you can put a burner and add to the water 2 drops of essence of Rosemary.
Water of rosemary Water of the queen of Hungary
They are crushed on a cotton cloth, 3 parts of leaves of Rosemary by 1 of leaves of Lavender (Lavender angustifoilia Miller), a total of 70 grams.
Vi©rtelo in a container with hermetic seal that contains 150 ml of ethylic alcohol of 70 degrees. Let it rest during 3 days and filter it.
Rosemary stimulates, revitalizes and desinflama the joints.
Warning: Avoid it in case you are pregnant woman, that you have hypertension or insomnia.
You do not ingest it if you have constipation, endometriosis, prostatitis, irritable colon, Crohn's disease, epilepsy, parkinson, hypertension, gastritis or gastroduodenal ulcer.
The essential oil is contraindicated in Epilepsy, Alzheimer, senile dementia, Parkinson and other diseases of the brain by its neurotoxic effect.
Rosemary in the kitchen
She is an aromatic plant, digestive, it contains antioxidants and it is a great condiment for the kitchen.
Fresh or dry, it can serve to decorate or perfume prescriptions of kitchen as for example: stews, roasts, salads, sauces, to perfume oils and vinegars, as substitute of salt, etc¦
The rosemary honey is a recommended natural remedy for people who suffer of the liver, as stimulating and tonificante general.
Curiosities of rosemary
The Egyptian Pharaohs perfumed their trip to the other world with a bunch of Rosemary on their tomb.
Madame de Sevign© that used it to cure his reuma wrote: Rosemary is the lightening of all the pains.
In the century XlV, queen Isabel de Hungra, reuma thanks to the frictions and massages realised with the Water of Rosemary recovered its youth alleviating his, popularizing to the water with its name.
From my childhood, it is a present aroma in my house thanks to the alcohol of Rosemary, a homemade remedy very easy to prepare and essential in your natural medicine kit.