A surprising look at the plants around us and how they've influenced our world.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
With Parsely and Sage and Thyme
Rosemarinus officinalis (rosemary)
The rosemary shrub get its name due to its hardy nature. Rosemarinus means "dew of the sea" and rosemary plants can often grow with no water other than the humidity in the sea breeze. In addition to its culinary uses, rosemary may have pharmaceutical potential. A recent study showed that rosemary can influence both mood and cognition in people!