February 2015
    Sarah E. Edwards, Inês da Costa Rocha, Elizabeth Williamson, Michael Heinrich
    TLDR Rosemary is used for digestion, headaches, stress, memory improvement, hair growth, and aromatherapy.
    The chapter details the medicinal properties and uses of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.), highlighting its active compounds such as flavonoids, phenolic acids, and terpenoids. Traditionally, rosemary has been used to treat dyspepsia, headaches, nervous tension, and to improve memory. Rosemary oil is also traditionally used to promote hair growth and is employed in aromatherapy. The chapter includes information on adverse effects, recommended dosages, and general information about the plant, which has been recognized for its health benefits since at least the 11th century.
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