There is a bountiful garden in our backyard. We grew many types of vegetables and herbs. Yesterday, while picking some lettuce in the garden to prepare for the evening’s dinner, I noticed that there’s an abundance of rosemary that is ready for harvesting.
I researched Jethro Kloss’ Back to Eden (a classic book on herbs, natural diet, and holistic health and lifestyle) for information about rosemary. Besides using the leaves to flavor food, I want to find out what other uses it has. According to the book, rosemary is a remedy for colds, colic and nervous conditions. It’s very good in headaches caused by nervousness. It is helpful in some cases of mental disturbance. It aids digestion, cough, consumption and strengthens the eyes. There are other uses but I would like to keep the list short. : )
Among many uses, rosemary is also an excellent ingredient for shampoos and is reported to prevent premature baldness or hair loss by stimulating the hair follicles. Then, I researched the web and discovered that the herb may also relieve dandruff and dry, itchy scalp. It stimulates and improves circulation to the scalp thus encouraging hair growth. Additionally, rosemary leaves your hair soft and shiny. Read more