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The Carnosic Acid In Rosemary Is Effective Against Human Respiratory Virus

Oct. 26, 2021

The Carnosic Acid

The Carnosic Acid is very beneficial to the respiratory system and can be used for colds, bronchitis, and other respiratory diseases. It has some antiseptic and antinociceptive toxic effects.


What is rosemary?

Rosemary (Labiatae): Latin name (Rosmarinus officinalis), is a dicotyledonous plant class, Labiatae, rosemary plant shrubs. It is native to the European region and the Mediterranean coast of northern Africa.

It is native to Europe and the Mediterranean coast of North Africa and is mainly cultivated as a cash crop in southern Europe. It is a shrub plant with silvery green needle-like leaves and light blue petals. It can be found almost throughout Europe but is most abundant in seaside areas.


Traditional effects of rosemary

Rosemary was one of the first plants to be used in medicine and was also a frequent plant in kitchens and religious ceremonies.

In ancient times, when there were no refrigerators or other methods of preventing cooked food from spoiling, we don't know if rosemary was added to food to add aroma or to prevent the meat from spoiling in the heat.

The smell of rosemary is somewhat similar to frankincense, and both are very penetrating. Medieval people burned rosemary to ward off evil spirits and used it as a disinfectant fumigant in their wards but scrapped the tradition when modern research confirmed its antiseptic properties.


Modern medical research has proven that rosemary is beneficial to the respiratory system

Rosemary is very beneficial to the respiratory system, colds, bronchitis, and other respiratory diseases can use rosemary. It has a certain antiseptic and anti-pain toxic effect. The effects of rosemary can also promote blood circulation in the scalp, an anti-infective effect. The carnosic acid contained in rosemary has shown antiviral effects against the human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV). Quercetin, another antioxidant component, has also been shown to have antiviral effects against influenza A virus (IAV).


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