Rosemary is an amazing plant. It is used for centuries as a spice and as medicinal plant to help with health problems. But rosemary is also a plant that is appreciated because of it ability to increase the memory.
There is evidence of it use in the time of ancient Greece. Students used to put rosemary branches in their hair when they prepared for the exams. Rosemary is also considered as a plant for memory in the XVI century in England.
There are a lot of scientific studies that are conducted in recent years about the efficiency of rosemary in increasing the level of memory. The plant contains carnosic acid that has the ability to protect the brain from the action of free radicals. Rosemary also contains a variety of other natural acids that help and protect the cells of the organism and the DNA from free radicals. Compounds that can be found in rosemary can prevent the discomposure of acetylcholine. This chemical stimulates the brain cells to communicate with each other. These brain cells are responsible for memory and judgment of a person.
Rosemary also contains characteristic compound 1 8-cineole that is the main cause for the properties of rosemary to increase the memory. Another study tested the level of stress, mood, speed and precision of doing the tasks on people that smelled rosemary extract. The results showed that the positivity of the results is linked to the level of 1 8-cineole in the bloodstream.
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL
ROSEMARY USE IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE
Rosemary has amazing use in folk medicine. It can be used as a mild painkiller and for migraine pain. People also use it for treating digestion problems. It is used for hair care and is effective against some insects. Rosemary tea is good for relaxation as well as is the essential oil. The smell of the oil if you put few drops of it in your bath will help you cope with stress, and also increase the memory level.