Science has found that Rosemary contains carnosic acid, which fights free radicals in the brain. Also, it helps the body’s natural acids to protect the DNA from these radicals, and now come to us even better news about the well-being of rosemary.
According to research published on the therapeutic benefits in Psychopharmacology, the chemical compound 1,8-cineole revealed in rosemary is responsible for improving the memory function.
Their findings indicate that rosemary improves memory function for 75 percent and just by smelling this herb.
We assume that Shakespeare was right when Ophelia in Hamlet says, “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.” (Hamlet, iv. 5.)