What can rosemary do for you?
Rosemary has been hailed as a healing herb for many centuries. Most of us know rosemary as a seasoning only the daring of heart use but it can do a lot more than simply make our food taste good. How can rosemary benefit you right now? I'm happy you asked, class is in session!
How does a rosemary massage oil candle help me?
- Stimulates hair growth- A common type of hair loss that affects both men and women is androgenetic alopecia, aka male pattern baldness. This is caused by a testosterone byproduct destroying your hair follicles. Rosemary may prevent this internal attack
- Rosemary may improve brain functions- Inhaling rosemary helps stop the breakdown of acetylcholine which is know as the chemical for memory, thinking and concentration
- May reduce inflammation- Much research suggests that rosemary oil may reduce tissue inflammation. This happens due to rosemary changing the migration of white blood cells to injured tissues to release inflammatory chemicals
- Aids in mental focus- Inhaling rosemary increases our alertness, mood and energy; it is often used for mental strain and fatigue
- Lessens stress- Since nearly the beginning of time rosemary has been used to reduce anxiety. Also, rosemary has been proven to reduce cortisol which is commonly known as the stress hormone
- Repeals certain bugs- Rosemary is so effective at repealing certain insects that its used as a natural pesticide. The oil repeals some blood sucking insects such as ticks and mosquitos
- Relieves pain- Rosemary was often used in folk medicine as a pain reliever. Many studies have concluded that rosemary is more tolerable and effective for pain than acetaminophen
- Increases circulation- Poor circulation is often noticed in our hands and feet first. If you've had cold fingers and toes in even hot environments, rosemary may waiting for you