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Health with herbs!

DNJAI73930 | 1/11/2017 | Author : Aditi Mehrotra | WC :439

Diet consultant and nutrition expert Aditi Mehrotra takes you through healthy eating and happy living
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Rosemary herb always conjures up the image of a plant with rose-like soft satiny leaves, carrying the smell of sweet roses. Not until I came across the real herb plant. The leaves, to my surprise, were spikey, short, skinny and woolly needles carrying a eucalyptus or camphor-like smell. However, my research on the health benefits of this magic herb even got me to fall in love with this spikey bush that had little or no resemblance whatsoever to the real roses.
 The spikes of rosemary have essential oils that contain tannin and resin. The oil makes a stimulating rub for arthritic conditions. Its uniqueness in smell and taste is what makes rosemary an important herb to flavour wines, vinegar, oil and butter. Sprigs of rosemary, when
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