- Rosemary rich in vitamins
- A reach source of anti-inflammatory compounds
Rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, rosemary has been used for centuries as food and medicine. This fragrant evergreen herb belongs to the mint family and displays a wide range of therapeutic properties.
It aids in digestion, improves mental focus, and keeps your brain sharp. Plus, it’s rich in phytochemicals that slow down ageing and scavenge oxidative stress.
It is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, folate, calcium, iron, thiamine, magnesium and manganese.
Rosemary is available as a fresh or dry herb, extract and essential oil. As a tea of fresh or dry herbs, rosemary has both aromatic and healing properties; it may be consumed for its antioxidant properties and to treat gastrointestinal disorders.
Rosemary Zawedde, a rosemary farmer, takes us through how to prepare this healthy drink. All you need is a cup of hot water and one teaspoon of dried or fresh rosemary leaves.
Boil the herb for 5-10 minutes, allow it to steep for another five minutes, and then strain the mixture. Add honey if desired.