Rosemarinus offinalis 


Plant Family:   Lamiaceae


Description: rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which includes many other herbs. The name "rosemary" derives from the Latin for "dew" (ros) and "sea" (marinus), or "dew of the sea".The plant is also sometimes called anthos, from the ancient Greek meaning "flower".  Rosemary has a fibrous root system.


Origin and Natural Habitat : it is native to the Mediterranean region and Asia.


Cultural uses: Rosemary is a woody herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and with, pink, purple or blue flowers. It is renowned for its aromatic properties. The plant is mainly used to add flavor to meats, salads, seafoods and other foods. Rosemary is a essential ingredient in homemade coconut oil that is used as a balm for babies. In traditional medicine, it is known to help improve the nervous system and memory. Rosemary oil is also used in  perfumes and burnt as incense

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