Gemmotherapy Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary)

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Latest Edit: Iva Lloyd, ND 2014-02-22 (EDT)

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Rosemarinus officinalis or Rosemary, is a shrub that grows on dry, stony and calcareous soil. It is a mediterranean plant that is not known to grow very high, yet covers a large area. Its evergreen leaves are dark green above, and silvery hairy below. Its flowering begins in January and ends in May. Due to its richness in essential oil, it is a very aromatic plant, and popular condiment used for culinary purposes. [1]

key notes

  • Liver/gallbladder drainage[2]
  • Balances nervous system

Therapeutic actions

  • Antioxidant properties
  • Liver/gallbladder drainage with mild drainage action on the kidneys
  • Antispasmodic on the gallbladder. Regulates the motility of the gallbladder
  • Hepatoprotective
  • Tonic and stimulant properties
  • Cholagogue and choleretic
  • Balances NS equilibrium action, improves memory, neuro-vegetative dystonia
  • Improves memory
  • Blood anticoagulant

Clinical indications

Clinical indications


  1. Ledoux, Frank and Gueniot, Gerard.(2012)Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris. Spain.
  2. Dr. Reckeweg (2012)Product Catalog, Bio Lonreco. Quebec.