Small shrub of the Mediterranean area from 0,5 to 2 m that one uses whole.
Out of infusion rosemary is a general tonic, supports cerebral circulation, relieves congestion of the hepatic tracts. It invigorates the production of gastric secretions and helps stomac. It helps to fight tiredness due to difficult digestions.
Also : Asthenia, overwork, depression, impotence.
In external use : Rheumatic pains, distorsion, care of the skin, care of the hair.
Infusion : One spoonful for one cup of boiling water, let infuse 10 minutes ; one cup after each meal.
In one liter of red wine, let macerate 15 days, 200 g of fresh leaves or 60 g of dried leaves, stir up from time to time, filter and sweeten with sugar, one small glass before meals.
One handful for one liter of water, boil during 10 minutes, in warm compress for rheumatisms.