Rosemarinus officinalis (Rosemary) is an evergreen shrub with pale blue or white flowers, which belongs to the mint family, and it grows across Asia and Europe. The rosemary plant is one of the more popular medicinal plants with a long history of use. Rosemary extract has many health properties such as enhancing memory and mental function, digestion, blood pressure and hair growth. It is known to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-spasmodic properties, and has been used traditionally to treat migraines and headaches.
Rosemary has a pungent smell and is packed with antioxidants and phytochemicals. Rosemary supplements are standardized to contain certain amounts of active compounds, such as rosmarinic acid, diterpenes and carnosic acid.
- Country of origin: China
- Starting material: Rosmarinus officinalis leaf
- Solvent for extraction: Water/ethanol
- Rosemary Extract 4% carnosic acid
- Stored form: Dark brown powder