Rosemary

Scientific Name: 
Rosemary officinalis
Family Name: 
Lamiaceae
Place of Origin: 
Mediterranean Area and Asia
Plant Description: 
Pine-needle like leaves in an attractive and useful plant
Plant Height: 
up to 1.5m
Plant Width: 
up to 1m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Medicinal
Oil
Repellent
Dye
Harvest Period: 
Once established harvest all year round
Of Interest: 
Acne? Stuffy nose? Headache from a bad day at the office? Snip some rosemary and add to hot water for a steam inhalation. Follow it up with some rosemary on your roast potatoes for dinner, maybe rub a little on your skin to repel pesty insects, and if you’re studying keep sniffing it to improve your memory and recall. Steep rosemary in boiling water to make a tea or hair tonic or just rub the fresh herb on your temples to give you a lift!
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Climate: 
Cool
Arid
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Tropical

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