This fragrant evergreen herb is native to the warm, sunny Mediterranean region, although it can be grown practically anywhere as long you bring it indoors during cold winter months. Its green, needle-like foliage has a variety of uses in the kitchen and in natural medicine, which uses the fresh or dried herb to make teas, tinctures or capsules of the dried, powdered extract. Additionally, both the flowers and the leaves contain an essential oil Rosemary oil boasts both topical uses and aromatherapeutic benefits.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) has a bevy of beautiful benefits ranging from moisturizing your skin and supporting healthy collagen development to fighting off skin-damaging free radicals. Since ancient times, this aromatic herb has had a prominent role in religious rituals, culinary recipes and the natural medicine cabinet.