Rosemary Leaf Extract (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Rosemary leaf extract is a natural extract derived from the leaves of the rosemary plant (Rosmarinus officinalis) that has been used for centuries as a medicinal herb. Health and brain benefits of rosemary leaf extract include:
Rosemary leaf extract has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to reduce inflammation in the body, which is linked to various chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer (González-Trujano et al., 2017).
Rosemary leaf extract is a potent antioxidant that can help to protect the body against oxidative stress, which is linked to various chronic conditions such as cancer and Alzheimer's disease (Baricevic et al., 2001).
Rosemary leaf extract has been shown to have beneficial effects on digestive health, including reducing inflammation and promoting healthy gut bacteria (González-Trujano et al., 2017).
Rosemary leaf extract has been shown to have mood-regulating effects by increasing the levels of certain neurotransmitters, such as serotonin and dopamine, in the brain (Khan et al., 2018).
Rosemary leaf extract has been shown to have stress-reducing effects by lowering cortisol levels, which is the hormone associated with stress (Moss et al., 2010).
Rosemary leaf extract has been shown to have positive effects on cognitive function, including memory, attention, and concentration (Scholey et al., 2016).
Rosemary leaf extract has been shown to have neuroprotective properties, which can help to protect the brain against damage and reduce the risk of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (Huang et al., 2020).
Rosemary leaf extract is included in: