Fact or Myth: Is Rosemary Good for Memory?

This is a FACT. In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ophelia asks her brother Laertes to reflect on their father’s murder with the gentle nudge that, “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.” From the Elizabethan era to the Early Romantic period, rosemary was celebrated as the “herb of remembrance,” and rightly so, as recent research is now confirming that … Continue reading Fact or Myth: Is Rosemary Good for Memory?