Rosemary Herb (Rosmarinus officinalis)

£21.50
By Napiers

Size
Description

A herbal food supplement

BOTANICAL NAME

Rosmarinus officinalis

COMMON NAMES

Rosemary

FAMILY

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

DESCRIPTION

Rosemary has become an everyday household herb in Britain for a reason, in the 14th century it was first grown and popularized by Philippa of Hainault, wife of Henry III.

PART SUPPLIED

The loose dried herb.

AVAILABLE AS

100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.

SUITABLE FOR

Vegetarians and vegans.

DIRECTIONS

Infusion: 1 teaspoons of herb to a cup of cold water. Pour boiling water over the herb and leave to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.

CAUTIONS

This herb is considered safe in food amounts. Maximum of 12g per day may be taken as a powder or capsules. Do not take if you are allergic to this plant or other members of this plant's family (Lamiaceae). Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. If you are taking any medication, please speak to your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or lifestyle. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Allergic reactions have been reported, when applied topically. Plant extracts cause few side effects when taken correctly but if a side effect is experienced please contact us. No known interactions with drugs.

MEDICINAL USE

Circulatory tonic, eases tension headaches and lifts the spirits. Externally it can be used for muscular aches, neuralgia, arthritis and to improve hair growth.

Key actions: Carminative (relieves flatulence), circulatory stimulant, antioxidant, spasmolytic (relieves spasm), antimicrobial, hepatoprotective (prevents liver damage).

In clinic: Herbalists use this herb to deal with conditions associated with stress (headaches, depression, exhaustion) as well as dyspepsia (indigestion). 

If you are interested in the medicinal use of this herb please consult a herbalist. Herbs are generally used at medicinal strength, in blends, prescribed for each unique patient's condition

STORAGE

Keep sealed in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.

PACKAGING
Pouches: Packaged in a biodegradable stand-up resealable pouch. Made with 45% - 60% renewable wood pulp starch. When placed into a composting environment the pouches will biodegrade to compost within 3 months.

A trust kept since 1860

Napiers the Herbalists was founded by Duncan Napier, a Victorian botanist and the most famous herbalist in Scotland.