Tinctures are essentially liquid extracts of herbs and alcohol. They are so effective because they create a potent and easily absorbed concentrations of the herbs cured in alcohol. When dropped under the tongue, it enter the bloodstream very efficiently, faster than with ingestion or tea extraction.
Rosemary Tincture Health Benefits:
-Anti-Oxidant: Rosemary prevents damage caused by oxidative stress that occurs in conjunction with many diseases. The brain in particular is subject to oxidative stress, as seen in conditions such as Alzheimers and Parkinsons. Studies have shown that the antioxidants in rosemary, such as the carnosic and rosmarinic acids, are highly effective in combatting this kind of oxidation.
-Anti-Bacterial: Rosemary holds anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antibacterial properties. Rosemary has the ability ability to eliminate several harmful forms of bacteria while leaving helpful bacteria undamaged.
-Anti-Carcinogenic: Rosemary is a potent anti-carcinogenic. One study conducted on rats. showed that rosemary, when administered in a powdered format, prevented the effects of carcinogens by 76% and decreased the incidence of tumors in mammary glands. In addition, by reducing the damage caused by ultraviolet radiation, the herb also decreases the chances of developing skin cancer.
-Memory Booster: Rosemary has long been considered a memory booster. Recent advances in the science surrounding the herb have shown that it inhibits the breakdown of acetylcholine, which is a compound that plays a role in sections of the brain responsible for memory and reasoning. Rosemary may also promote memory function by increasing blood flow to the brain.