The scientific name of this herb is rosmarinus officinalis L. The Latin name "ros" means dew and "marinus" means sea. Rosemary (the dew of the sea) mostly grows up near the sea, as the meaning of it's name. Rosemary, beside culinary uses, also used in parfumes and for medicinal uses.

Dried leaves of rosemary are a must in Mediterranean cousine as a herb. The bitter taste of rosemary enhances the taste of tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms, cheese, eggs. 

Rosemary has antibacterial effects and also useful for headache or depression associated with debility. Carnosic acid and rosmarinic acidof rosemary shields the brain from free radicals and lowers the risks of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer.