Rosemary leaf | Rosmarinus officinalis | Organic


Rosemary is a popular culinary herb but also a well used traditional herb in western herbal medicine. It is primary use as a herbal remedy is for gastrointestinal spasms, releasing trapped gas, and helping with gastrointestinal upset. Therefore Rosemary tea is used for any kind of indigestion, flatulence, intestinal cramps or colic.

Rosemary is also antimicrobial due to the volatile oil content so is used in the immune system, and features in our Immunity tea to help kill germs. Its antimicrobial properties include organisms such as: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Vibria parahaemolyticus, Helicobacter pylori, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulgaris, Candida albicans & the viruses HSV-1 & 2 & HIV.

Rosemary has another important action in the nervous system and it has been shown to be helpful in depression, poor concentration & migraines.

Finally, Rosemary oil is used topically to help treat painful joints and muscles, dandruff, alopecia & neuralgia.

All of our teas are organic or wild harvested from natural surroundings. Enjoy!

This information is for educational purposes. Please do not self-treat disease using herbs alone. Always consult with a qualified & registered herbalist and inform your doctor and pharmacist about your use of herbal remedies.

  1. Fisher, C, 2009
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Additional information


Dried Rosemary leaf


Volatile oil – verbenone, camphor, borneol, 1,8-cineole, linalool, a-terpineol, caryophyllene, Diterpenes – carnosic acid, carnosol, 12-methoxycarnosic acod, rosmanol, Flavonoids – eriocitrin, hesperidin, diosmin, genkwanin, scutellarian, cirsimartin, luteolin, Tannins, Phenolic acids – rosmarinic acid, p-hydoxybenzoic acid, vanillic acid, resin, salicylates, Triterpenes – oleanolic acid, ursolic acid, betulinic acid


Carminative, Spasmolytic, Thymoleptic, Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Hepatoprotective, Rubifacient


This herb has GRAS rating {Generally Recognised as Safe}. Those with a salicylate sensitivity may wish to avoid Rosemary. Rosemary may interact with certain medications, however thsi is a theoretical interaction only, no case reports have beeen found in the literature. Herbs should generally be avoided when pregnant or tryng to concieve please consult with a qualified practitioner before self-prescribing.


Steep 1 teaspoon of herb for 10-20 minutes. Reuse and drink 1-3 times a day.


20 grams, 30 grams, 50 grams

Country of origin

Native to the Europe and Mediterranean. Dried herb harvested in Canterbury, New Zealand, subject to seasonal availability.