The language of Rosemary
THE LANGUAGE OF ROSEMARY
How this fragrant herb came to receive their name...
Rosemary, is a fragrant, evergreen shrub identified by it’s needle-like leaves and purple, pink, white and dark blue flowers. Rosemary can be found throughout the year but flowers in spring/summer.
It is native to the Mediterranean region and in some climates can live for up to 30 years.
It is widely used as in food recipes, especially to accompany meat, as well as perfumes and even in some medicines. Rosemary is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, along with many other herbs, such as oregano, thyme, basil, and lavender.
The name “rosemary” derives from the Latin name ros marinus, which means “dew of the sea.” Rosemary was considered sacred to ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks as they believed it had strong healing powers.
Rosemary is such a beautiful addition to bouquets due it's unique leaves and it's fabulous scent - who wouldn't want to have this in their home!
THE MEANING OF ROSEMARY