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Culinary and Herbal Uses of Rosemary

My wife uses Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) as a spice when cooking.  She uses it in fruit and green salads, marinades, sauces, pork and beef roasts, and many vegetables.  A friend of ours grows it and my wife takes the fresh rosemary and grinds it up for use.  It adds a good flavor to a lot of dishes.

It is also used for its fragrance in soaps and other cosmetics.  In the past, rosemary was used medicinally to improve memory, relieve muscle pain and spasm, stimulate hair growth, and support the circulatory and nervous systems. It is also believed to increase menstrual flow, act as an abortifacient (causing miscarriage), increase urine flow, and treat indigestion.…

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