Rosemary infusion: how to prepare it (recipe) and benefits

The rosemary is one of the most used plants at the time, for example, of soothe muscle aches in the form of massages (always applied externally), although the rosemary essential oil It is also very used when aromatizing certain rooms, especially when you want to clean the house of "bad energies".

However, among the properties of rosemary more interesting, it is a plant that internally contributes medicinal benefits useful at the time of calm the digestion, thanks to your exhilaration.

It is a scientifically known plant with the name of Rosmarinus officinalis, belonging to the family Labiatae, whose collection is carried out especially during the summer months, at which time we are in its flowering season.

With regard to the pharmacological action of rosemary It stands out for being a medicinal plant with antiparasitic, aromatic, antispasmodic, carminative, antidepressant, astringent, antimicrobial and nerve effects.

Unlike what commonly can be thought, since there are more known relaxing plants such as chamomile wave valerian, because of its nervine effect is an ideal option in case of nervous tension.

Precisely at the time of taking advantage of the properties of rosemary internally, a recommended option is to make a wonderful rosemary infusion. We explain how to prepare it.

How to prepare the rosemary infusion


  • 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary herb
  • 1 cup of water


  1. Boil a cup of water in a saucepan.
  2. When it starts to boil add the teaspoon of dried rosemary herb and leave it for 3 minutes in the boiling fire.
  3. After this time extinguish the fire.
  4. Cover the saucepan.
  5. Leave it at rest for 8 minutes.
  6. Cuela.
  7. Sweetens according to taste.

You can drink two to three cups a day of rosemary infusion.

What are the benefits of the rosemary infusion?

The rosemary infusion It is an interesting medicinal drink when it comes to relieve flatulence or headache, while helping at the time of calm the digestion, thanks to your exhilaration.

For its virtues as aromatic is interesting to use when cleaning houses, especially when you need to refresh the room a bit from an energy point of view.

However, in the form of rosemary essential oil It is ideal when it comes to perform relaxing massages, especially at the time of soothe muscle aches and the neuralgia.

Main properties of the rosemary infusion, in summary:

Here we summarize the main ones properties of the rosemary infusion:

  • Interesting nervine effect in case of nervous tension.
  • It helps to calm the digestion.
  • Useful to relieve dyspepsia when it appears along with flatulence.
  • Externally, applied in the form of massages, it helps to calm muscular pains.

Contraindications of rosemary infusion

Although rosemary is traditionally and traditionally used in the kitchen, and the infusion of rosemary actually becomes a safe medicinal beverage, there are a number of contraindications that make this drink can not be consumed by some people with certain health conditions or disorders.

We highlight -and summarize- below what are these main contraindications:

  • Digestive problems:the consumption of rosemary infusion is not advised in case of gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel diseases (such as Crohn's disease or irritable bowel). It is also not recommended to consume it in case of constipation, as it contains tannins that can aggravate it.
  • Epilepsy:rosemary oil can have a convulsive effect, so its use is not advised in epileptic people, since it usually has a neurotoxic effect or action.
  • Insomnia:Although the infusion of rosemary can help to relax, when it is used for the preparation of a bath it can interfere with sleep, stimulating us.
  • Pregnancy:its consumption is not advised in case of pregnancy, since it can be a medicinal drink with abortive capacity.
This article is published for informational purposes only. It can not and should not replace the consultation with a Physician. We advise you to consult your Trusted Doctor.

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