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The Instacart guide to rosemary

About rosemary

A small evergreen plant originating from the Mediterranean region, rosemary is mostly used to flavor foods. The leaves are a bit bitter and can be used fresh or dry to season a variety of foods like meats, fish, stuffing, soups, potatoes, tomatoes, and other vegetables. The shrub grows about three feet in height, and the leaves are thin and small, measuring about half an inch long. Its dark green color and resemblance to small pine needles are how you can identify rosemary.

In the past, rosemary was thought to have medicinal uses for memory and was used as part of tonics and lotions. The Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians thought rosemary to be a sacred herb, and it is used as a symbol for remembrance. To this day, rosemary is used as part of many products we used for our self-care. It's used as an incense and perfumes to emit a pleasant aroma. Not only is it used to flavor foods but also alcoholic beverages like vermouth.  

Rosemary is known to have a lot of health benefits, and its all-around use makes it a popular and versatile herb. Rosemary is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which help boost the immune system and protect it from free radicals. Europe uses rosemary to help with digestion, and the herb's aroma is said to improve a person's mood and concentration. Scientists have also found rosemary contains carnosic acid, which also fights off free radicals in the brain and promotes eye health.

With many health benefits and a variety of methods to enjoy the herb, rosemary is one of the most popular herbs today. It is also a plant that withstands the elements and is not difficult to grow. Rosemary not only has become a staple in cooking, but has also been popular to use in herbal medicine, self-care products, and fragrances. 

Rosemary has been used by people all over the world because of its well-known positive properties. It doesn't take much to learn how someone uses this herb through cooking or therapeutic manners. You can roast some potatoes in the oven and sprinkle some rosemary leaves on top, make a rosemary tea with some lemon and honey or make a rosemary liquid to add to your cocktails.

The two most popular foods to combine with rosemary are potatoes and chicken. Both of these are classics when paired with rosemary, and if you're baking some bread or focaccia, rosemary adds a subtle and fragrant flavor to the breads. Rosemary goes well with one-pot dishes where everything is combined, and the herb is sprinkled on top. While everything is baked, rosemary is infused with the dish.

If you're running low on rosemary or need some to add flavor to some dishes, head to the Instacart app and order the herb and any items you might need. Complete your purchase, and an Instacart shopper will go to the store and do the shopping for you. Order to make your day a little easier, and we'll do our best to get your groceries delivered the same day!

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FAQs About Rosemary

Rosemary is drought-resistant and doesn't have a lot of problems with pests, so it's a plant that can withstand the elements. It can last for decades and be pruned according to one's preference. It can be grown in pots or used as part of landscaping directly on the soil. If in a pot, make sure rosemary gets good air circulation and enough sunlight. Water when soil is dry.

Rosemary has been used to treat pain from menstrual periods, relieve respiratory symptoms, and help improve anxiety and stress. Other uses include cellulite, muscle relaxation, and relieve colds and flu. 

Rosemary tea is a simple way to enjoy the herb and its health benefits. Just bring a cup of water to a boil and add a tablespoon of fresh or dry rosemary leaves and leave them to infuse. Take out the leaves and enjoy the tea. You can add sugar, honey, or any other sweetener.
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