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Rosemarinus officinalis


Also known as: Rosemary

Plant folklore: Sprigs of rosemary were considered a love charm, a sign of remembrance and a way to ward off the plague. Rosemary was used for headaches and baldness in ancient China. While fleeing Herod’s troops, the Virgin Mary draped her cloak over a bush of white-blooming rosemary. When she removed her cloak from the bush, the blooms had taken on the blue colour of her garment. Sprigs placed under the pillow ward off daemons and prevent bad dreams. Woven into brides’ bouquets.
Thrown into graves as a sign that the dead person will not be forgotten.
A plant will grow for 33 years…Christ’s lifespan and will never get taller than Christ’s height. Will restore a failing memory.
Rosemary in the garden denotes a house where the woman rules!!

Factual info: Used to preserve meats. A large concentrtion in an aromatherapy oil can produce a miscarriage.

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This would be good for people with dementia. The bald men will be going out buying it in van loads lol Interesting I have heard before about rememberence and the Plague, but not the rest.

23 Nov, 2009


i will have to rub it on baz`s head while asleep lol and i have it in the garden so i rule the house which i already knew heheeh

23 Nov, 2009


I go for aromatherapy every month. the practitioner will not use rosemary on anyone pregnent, nor on anyone with hypertension because it raises blood pressure.

24 Nov, 2009


Lol! I'm reading these backwards!
Ask them to give you it for your memory, Hywel, as long as you're not pregnant! Lol!

27 Nov, 2009


lol That's one thing I can't be isn't it :D

27 Nov, 2009


Hopefully! ;~))

27 Nov, 2009


lol :o)

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