Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Anti-inflammatory
Anti-viral qualities
Combats fatigue
Fights free radicals
Fights migraines
Increases stamina
May reduce risk of birth defects
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of osteoarthistis
Relieves arthritis

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 2; Fat: 0.1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 11 mg; Carbs: 0.4 g; Fiber:.2g;  Sugars: 0g; Protein: 0.1 g; Potassium: 0% DV; Vitamin A: 1%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV

Did You Know?

  • It is one of the most common aromatic wild plants of the Mediterranean landscape
  • Rosemary is an evergreen bush that grows to a height of two to six feet with pale blue flowers and spiky leathery leaves
  • It does not like moisture laden areas of the garden. You can grow it from rooted parts of the existing plant or from cuttings

Ways to Eat:

  • Edible, but not for eating raw
  • Great in soups
  • Great for baking

Farming Trivia:

  •  Rosemary is actually a bush perennial that grows in abundance in the Mediterranean area (Spain, Italy, Portugal, Southern France, Greece and North Africa as well as in isolated areas of Turkey, Lebanon and Egypt)
  • The reason for its popularity is its aromatic fragrance and the essential oil scent of camphor
  • Rosemary is one of the most commonly used herbs in Italy especially for roast lamb and kid

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.