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Benefits Of Rosemary You Probably Never Knew About

Rosemary is a plant that has got a sweet smell and many people use it as a natural air freshener while others use it as a spice.

It has got thin leaves which also have medicinal value to the body. Rosemary plant has got the following benefits:

1. Hair growth

Rosemary oil is the best when it comes to hair. It helps to get rid of dandruff and heals itchy scalp, enhances hair thickness and makes it grow faster.

2. Good for your brain

This plant is associated with strengthening the brain and improving the cognitive ability. Having a rosemary drink will increase the blood levels hence healthy brain.

3. Reduces stress

Rosemary has an anti-depressant effect on those people with stress. Sniffing the rosemary makes one to feel relieved and free from stress. Better still, you can include the rosemary in your tea by adding some leaves into it.

4. Good for the skin

The anti-aging effect found in the rosemary can make one look young and have a shiny skin. You can boil the rosemary and add it to your bathing water or drink the solution.

5. For weight loss

Are you fighting weight and you are unable to do it? Drinking rosemary tea can help you a great deal in doing it as it helps to burn the fats in your body.

6.Fight Bad Breath

Rosemary essential oil has antimicrobial qualities that make it an effective counter for bad breath. You can use it as a mouthwash simply by adding a few drops of rosemary oil to water and swishing it around. By killing bacteria, it not only fights bad breath but also prevents plaque buildup, cavities and gingivitis.

7.Treat Respiratory Problems

Rosemary oil works as an expectorant when inhaled, relieving throat congestion from allergies, colds or flus. Inhaling the aroma can fight respiratory infections because of its antiseptic properties. It also has an antispasmodic effect, which helps in the treatment of bronchial asthma. Use rosemary oil in a diffuser, or add a few drops to a mug or small pot of boiling-hot water and inhale the vapor up to 3 times daily.

Reduce Pain and Inflammation

Rosemary oil has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties you can benefit from by massaging the oil on the affected area. Mix 1 teaspoon of a carrier oil with 5 drops of rosemary oil to create an effective salve. Use it for headaches, sprains, muscle soreness or pain, rheumatism or arthritis. You can also soak in a hot bath and add a few drops of rosemary oil to the tub.

 

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