Ingredient Name: Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) Extract
What is it? Rosemary is an herb with pine-needle-like leaves that is native to the Mediterranean and has a potent citrus and woody scent. Rosemary is loaded with powerful phytochemicals that provide a wide range of benefits, including rosmarinic acid, camphor, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, betulinic acid, carnosic acid, and carnosol. This powerful plant has been used since ancient times to help with fungal and bacterial infections, swelling, and inflammation.*
- Reduces inflammation and swelling
- Powerful antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties
- Increases circulation
*= This information has not been approved by the FDA.
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