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.
- 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
|Calories from Fat||1|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrates||0 g||0%|
|Dietary Fibre||8 g||1%|
|Vitamin A 3%||Vitamin C||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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