Rosemary Leaves Cut 1kg
|A green leafed herb that grows to about 90 cm. The leaves are dried and then cut into small particles.
It has a strong, almost pine flavour, which works well with lamb, poultry, and game. Too strong for seafood as it will overpower the natural flavours. Use with egg, pork, lamb, eggplant, or within salads.
It has an astringent, peppery, and woody taste.
May inhibit cancer and improve food absorption. Rosemary scent and incense may help sufferers of nightmares as it helps calm the nerves.
Also can be used against a headache that is a result of a stomach upset.
Chewing Rosemary may be a natural pain killer for dental problems.
The herb is a rich source of Iron, calcium and dietary fibre and is loaded with antioxidants.
Used to be worn by bride's and also given as gifts to wedding guests as a symbol of the bride's purity. Today that tradition has been replaced with a bouquet of flowers.
"Rosemary and Thyme" is the name of a British TV mystery Series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as Gardening Detectives!
There is a religious fable, which says that the rosemary plant will never grow taller than the height of Jesus, which is 1.8 meters (6 feet).
During the 16th and 17th century, rosemary was used in hair treatments to condition the scalp and prevent dandruff.
During the Middle Ages, Rosemary started to be used in Europe, for culinary applications.
Greek scholars used to carry sprigs of Rosemary to help improve memory. It was also often associated with lover's fidelity and remembrance.
In Australia, sprigs of rosemary are worn on Remembrance Day and ANZAC Day to honour the soldiers who died in the First World War. Rosemary is believed to strengthen memory and so it became a symbol to help us to never forget.
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