Rosemary is one of the oldest known herbs used for medicine. It is a spicy herb that fights harmful intruders. The main digestive health benefits of rosemary are: It relieves indigestion, controls gas, calms intestinal spasms and thwarts food poisoning.
In fighting cancer, rosemary can rely of its vast amount of flavonoids and other powerful antioxidants. The two more powerful antioxidants in rosemary extract that help fight cancer are caffeic acid and rosmarinic acid. Rosemary really benefits your digestive system tract while it helps protect you from cancer.
Rosemary is one of the best defense against food poisoning. Like many herbs and spices, it can kill harmful bacteria. The rosemary oil can kill bacteria known for spoiling meat, including Staphylococcus aureus and E. Coli. Rosemary can also kill certain types of viruses and fungi.
Rosemary leaf tea can also eases indigestion, gas and intestinal spasms.
What’s the best form of rosemary to take?
Though, rosemary oil can be toxic, you can be safe if you will take not more than the recommended dose or dilute the extract according to the directions on the label. Enteric-coated capsules of rosemary oil is also safe according to many herbal experts. But to be extra safe,the good choice is a rosemary tea.
The 3 ways you can incorporate rosemary into your diet…
1. You can throw some fresh rosemary into your favorite recipes such as on meats, baked goods and vegetables.
2. Use fresh herbs whenever possible like one teaspoon of rosemary leaf a day to get the benefits of this cancer fighter herb.
3. And you can make rosemary tea by putting two teaspoons of rosemary leaves in a cup of boiling water. Let it steep for 10 to 15 minutes, then strain. Drink it three times a day.
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