Christmas time again and maybe you are looking for another decorating idea. Here we are giving some interesting facts about Rosemary, you may not be aware of.
We all love flowers and among them we have some favorite flowers, which we admire the most. Among several Christmas flowers rosemary is well known people and is widely accepted. Rosemary is a true symbol for remembrance, as many scientists at university of Cincinnati say that odor of rosemary is effectual remembrance stimulant and this scent of rosemary makes it a nice preserved plant for Christmas and other occasions. People gift rosemary flower on Christmas to their friends and relatives wishing them merry Christmas. This herb is not only used, as a Christmas flower to be gifted or to decorate places but also used in several other activities.
Rosemary plant is a scented herb used in several dishes like soups, vegetables, meat of lamb, eggs, several deserts and much more. It is also used in perfumes and insect repellants. When it comes to its look it is a very eye-catching plant, as it has needle leaves like pine. It binds blue flower that last through summer and spring in a balmy, humid environment. Rosemary plant grows to a height of 3 to 5 feet.
The botanical name of rosemary is Rosmarinus officinalis (Garden rosemary), which is a derivative of old Latin ‘dew of the sea’ that gives an indication of the light blue flowers grown near the sea. Rituals predict that rosemary can grow for thirty-three years, until it reaches the elevation of Christ when he was crucified, then it will expire. Twigs of rosemary are also placed under cushions at night in the areas surrounded with evil spirits and bad dreams. The wood of rosemary is also used to make musical gadgets. Couples also accept Rosemary flowers as a symbol of love and commitment.
Christmas wreaths have been among famous decoration items of Christmas festival as people present Christmas wreaths to those who are special in their life and also buy Christmas wreaths for themselves that can be used as Christmas centerpieces to decorate their places on Christmas. Presenting Christmas wreaths, which can be plain rosemary wreaths to all your near and dear ones will surely make them happy this Christmas and decorate their places in the best way. Gifting rosemary wreaths to people will always make them remember you as these rosemary Christmas wreaths are symbol of remembrance. You can also present your love this Christmas with rosemary wreaths so that she or he can remember you forever.
You can harvest leaves of rosemary anytime. You can also use fresh rosemary leaves as most of the leaves loose their flavor after drying.
There are various purposes in which rosemary can be used, such as:
- It is used to decorate places during Christmas and is widely accepted as ornament in the countryside.
- People can use rosemary wreaths as Christmas centerpieces to enhance the beauty of their places.
- It is used in several medicines and can be used to cure diseases.
- It is also used as a dye.
- It is used in several cosmetic items like creams, lotions, perfumes, soaps etc.
So rosemary Christmas flower is not only used as a decorative Christmas flower but is used for several other activities also.
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