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How rosemary essential oil can improve memory by 75 percent

A familiar staple of spice racks and kitchen cabinets, rosemary is prized by cooks for the piquant flavor it lends to recipes. However, recent research shows that this common culinary herb provides some uncommon benefits when it comes to cognitive function and recall. In a British study, researchers found that sniffing the essential oil of rosemary improved memory by a remarkable 75 percent – making it a possible treatment for memory problems.

How essential oils will revolutionize food preservation, naturally

L.J. Devon, March 23, 2016
Food companies don't have to resort to chemistry lab concoctions for food preservation. According to a third-party watchdog group, the Environmental Working Group, there are now 10,000 or more additives allowed in food.

Study: Sniffing Rosemary Can Increase Memory By 75%

Geary Andrew, December 11, 2015
People have long believed that the herb has positive effects on the mind and body, but no one has put it’s efficacy to the test until now. Rosemary is a woody herb with needle-like leaves. Its scent is unmistakable and it can be found in many herb gardens.

Rosemary Oil: The Scent of Wellness

Dr. Mercola,2015
One of the most popular essential oils around is extracted from Rosmarinus officinalis, which is widely known in the Mediterranean region for its culinary and herbal benefits and has been extensively used for a wealth of health and wellness purposes.

Fruit and Herb Scents - a powerful way to boost overall wellness


It's no secret that one whiff of a flower or food can take an individual back in time, eliciting certain memories that take them right back to a specific place, person or even popular song from the past. Scent experts know this well, and as such, have identified a multitude of ways that scent can be used to help bolster overall wellness.

Rosemary is linked to enhanced brain performance and other health benefits


Rosemary's delightful fragrance combined with its pungent taste has convinced many avid cooks to use it in various dishes, including soups and sauces. It is historically known to improve memory by increasing blood flow to the brain and head, which by extension also helps improve concentration. Rosemary also has the ability to improve digestion and seemingly reduce the severity of asthma attacks. In ancient Greece, it had such a formidable reputation to improve memory that students would often put rosemary sprigs in their hair when studying for exams.