Rosemary is a traditional herb native to Mediterranean regions and is closely related to mint.

Rosemary is green in appearance with leaves like flat pine needles dabbed in silver.

 

 

Health Benefits 

 

  • Consists of great antibacterial properties combined with several essential oils such as cineol, camphene, borneol, bornyl acetate, and α-pinene that are known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antiseptic properties even against strains of MRSAs. (1) (2)

 

  • Nutrient-rich in Vitamins A and E which helps to protect vision and promote healthy skin and mucus membranes as well preventing neuronal damage. (3)

 

  • A good source of vitamin C and calcium: both sources help synthesise collagen, strengthen bones and eliminate free radical radicals. (4)

 

  • High in manganese which combines with its cofactor superoxide dismutase which reduces the risk of cancerous cells and helps to maintain the flow of blood around the body. (5)

 

  • Contains iron which promotes more oxygen being carried by red blood cells. (6)

 

  • Contains potassium which helps to control blood pressure in the body. (7)

 

  • Supplies B-vitamins which help to metabolise carbohydrates, proteins and fats. (3)

 

Rosemary Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 tablespoon, fresh

  Amt. Per 
Serving
% Daily 
Value*
Calories 2
Calories from Fat 1
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 0 g 0%
Dietary Fibre 8 g 1%
Sugar
Protein 0 g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.

 

 

 

 

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