The carnosic acid found in this spice has been shown to reduce stroke risk in mice by 40 percent, according to a study published in the Journal ofNeurochemistry. Carnosic acid appears to set off a process that shields brain cells from free-radical damage, which can worsen the effects of a stroke. It can also protect against degenerative diseases like
Alzheimer’s and the general effects of aging.
Ask for Rosemary powder in any convenient stores. It can be had as a tea extract or added with oregano as pizza or sandwich toppings.