February 14, 2016


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What other names is Rosemary known by?

Compass Plant, Compass Weed, Encensier, Herbe Aux Couronnes, Old Man, Polar Plant, Romarin, Romarin Des Troubadours, Romero, Rose de Marie, Rose Des Marins, Rosée De Mer, Rosemarine, Rosmarinus officinalis, Rusmari, Rusmary.

What is Rosemary?

Rosemary is an herb. The leaf is used to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Hair loss, in combination with thyme, lavender, and cedarwood.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Causing abortions.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Gas (flatulence), indigestion, increasing menstrual flow, gout, cough, headache, liver and gallbladder problems, high blood pressure, toothache, eczema, joint or muscle pain, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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