Herb of the Day for 3/29 is Rosemary

Herb of the Day

Rosemary

The remedy for quickening the senses and increasing memory. The leaves and branches were burned in house to clean the air. Rosemary tea was a remedy for gallstones and jaundice and was often cooked with meats to make them more digestible. Rosemary leaves were used in preserving meats as an antioxidant preservative. The flower water was sprinkled on the head “to cool the brain” and relieve headaches.