DRIED ROSEMARY HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

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Health benefits

Rosmarinic acid, a natural polyphenolic antioxidant found in rosemary, has been found to have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidant functions. Apart from the rosemary, other popular herbs like Sage, peppermint, oregano, thyme herbs also contain appreciable levels of rosmarinic acid.

Rosemary oil which is distilled from the flowering tops contains volatile essential oil such as camphene, cineol, borneol, bornyl acetate and other esters. These compounds are known to have tonic, astringent, diaphoretic, and stimulant properties.

Its herbal oil is also being used externally as a rubefacient to soothe painful ailments in gout, rheumatism and neuralgic conditions.

Rosemary herb extractions when applied over the scalp known to stimulate the hair-bulbs and help prevent premature baldness. It forms an effectual remedy for the prevention of scurf and dandruff.

Rosemary tea is a natural remedy for nervous headache, colds, and depression. (Medical disclaimer).

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100 g.

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

% RDA

Energy

331 Kcal

 

Carbohydrates

64 g

21%

Protein

4.9 g

10%

Total Fat

15.2 g

23%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Dietary Fiber

43 g

170%

VITAMINS

Vitamin A

3128IU

63%

Vitamin C

61.2mg

102%

Vitamin D

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Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)

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Vitamin K

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Thiamin

0.5mg

34%

Riboflavin

0.4mg

25%

Niacin

1.0mg

5%

Vitamin B6

1.7mg

87%

Folate

307mcg

77%

Vitamin B12

0.0mcg

0%

MINERALS

Calcium

1280mg

128%

Iron

29.2mg

162%

Magnesium

220mg

55%

Phosphorus

70.0mg

7%

Potassium

955mg

27%

Sodium

50.0mg

2%

Zinc

3.2mg

22%

Copper

0.5mg

27%

Manganese

1.9mg

93%

Selenium

4.6mcg

7%

Fluoride

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