The rosemary herb was used since the ancient times for strengthening the memory of a person. The dried leave powder is used for many purposes like as a flavoring in foods. Very often used in soups. It makes a refreshing tea and interesting addition to lemonade. It is a woody aromatic herb with ever-green, needle-like leaves and pink, purple or blue flowers which are present in the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae in which many other herbs are also present.
Salicylic acid is present in the tea which is forerunner of aspirin. That’s why the tea is commonly and effectively used to get rid of arthritic and rheumatic pain.



Botanical Name: Salvia rosmarinus

Family: Lamiaceae

Common Name: Rosemary

Part used: Leaves, flower, Root, stem

Nutritional value– Amount per 100 gm


Nutrition Amount % Daily Value
Calories 131 17%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g 7%
Total Fat 5.9 g 9%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 26 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g 7%
Protein 3.3 g 7%
Dietary fiber 14.1 g 56%
Potassium 668 mg 19%

Key benefits of rosemary:

Supports the digestive system– Skin conditions- Rosemary tea is also quite beneficial against different skin conditions. It has antiseptic and antioxidant properties. Rosemary tea also contains camphor which is beneficial in relieving sore muscles.
Boosting brain– Rosemary tea has shown promising results in supporting the circulation in brain and improving brain performance. It contains a nutrient called carnosic acid which is a potent antioxidant that can protect the neurons from free-radical damage
Cancer prevention– The two main ingredients present in rosemary tea are rosmarinic acid and caffeic acid; these are anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. Rosemary tea also contains carnosol in it which helps to detoxify the substances which start the breast-cancer process.
Helps against pain– Rosemary can help alleviate the pain of migraines and it is a natural remedy for people suffering from muscle pain, sore muscles and arthritis pain
Anti-inflammatory agent-Rosemary has two powerful anti-inflammatory agents in it which are carnosic acid and carnosol.
Neutralize foodborne pathogens-A major health benefit of rosemary tea is the inhibition of the growth of foodborne pathogens which can cause food poisoning like Bacillus cereus, Listeria monocytogenes and staphylococcus aureus.
Hair health-Rosemary tea can be used to support scalp and growth of hair.