Rosemary is a herb that has been used for centuries in the folk medicine. In ancient Greece, people used it for increasing for increasing their memories. Nowadays, scientists have confirmed these properties of this amazing herb.
Studies have shown that rosemary contains carnosic corrosive, which fights off free extreme harm to the brain, as well as natural acids which protect the body cells and DNA from free radical damage.
There are compounds found in the rosemary, that prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine, a chemical that induces brain cells responsible for memory and reasoning to communicate with one another.
According to some tests, rosemary essential oil increased the chances of remembering to do things, by 60-75 percent compared to people who had not been exposed to the oil.
As we already mentioned, Rosemary has been linked to memory for centuries, even in the most famous literary reference found in Hamlet when Ophelia declares: ‘There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance: pray, love, remember.’ It is used in modern-day herbal medicine as a mild painkiller and for migraines and digestive problems.