We are certain that most of you already have this plant in your garden, without knowing that it can treat hair loss.
Rosa maris or “sea rose” as the ancient Greeks and Romans called, was known as a medicinal herb since ancient times. We known it as rosemary.
In medieval books, because of the bitter substances contained, rosemary was recommended for digestive problems. Also known as bloodstream improper.
It is recommended after a serious illness for the recovery of heart in old age, mostly in the form of rosemary wine. Rosemary was the main ingredient in the remedies of the famous “Hungarian headwoman”, in the 14th century by the Hungarian queen Isabella.
She was 72 years old and suffering from gout, but after only one year of regular consumption, she healed and regained its beauty to such an extent, that the Polish king wanted to marry her.
Recent research also found that rosemary is a strong antioxidant which prevents aging. Rosemary contains flavonoids that promote circulation, strengthen blood vessels and improve blood flow to all tissues, which explains the traditional use of rosemary to improve memory and concentration. It’s also usd against headaches, as well as for encouraging the hair growth.
It soothes the digestive system and is recommended for digestion problem and absorption in the intestine, for stomach cramps and constipation.
Studies have found that rosemary extract promotes secretion of bile juice, which is very important for melting fat.
Another study published in 1995 found that this herb is an excellent diuretic and cleanses the liver from toxic substances.
Rosemary is an effective anti-inflammatory agent. It has an antibacterial effect and can be used to treat bronchitis, infections of the ear, nose and throat.
For external use, rosemary oil mixed with olive oil can be used for treating muscle pain, sciatica and rheumatic pains.
If you put rosemary in your bath regularly it can treat rheumatism.
Rosemary extract stimulates circulation, can be applied on the head for preventing and treating hair loss. It also helps to eliminate dandruff.
Do not put rosemary essential oil in your mouth by any mean and keep it away from children. Pregnant women and nursing mothers can use rosemary in only minimal amounts, which are considered normal in cooking.
Rosemary tea cures headaches and tincture for massaging helps with rheumatism.
Young tops, leaves and flowers of rosemary are ideal for tea, which is a good remedy for headaches, stomach cramps, colds and nervous tension.
If you suffer from depression, inhalation of rosemary tea can be of a great help. Has a beneficial effect on the relaxation of muscles, digestive disturbance and menstrual cramps.
Here are some recipes and tinctures you can make with rosemary leaves.
Pour one cup of boiling water over a teaspoon of fresh or dried rosemary leaves and let stand for 15 minutes, than strain with gauze. Drink two cups a day, in the morning and at noon, don’t drink in the evening because you will not be able to fall asleep.
Rosemary tincture: pour ½ cup medicinal alcohol over 1 tablespoon of rosemary leaves and allow to stand for 10 days, than strain with gauze.
Use: 15 to 20 drops per day in a glass of water. For external use can be used for treating rheumatism, by massaging the affected area or hair loss, by massaging the scalp.