Episode 7

Rosemary is for Remembrance

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Rosemary is for remembrance… or at least that’s how the saying goes. Did you also know it is for gut health and exhibits strong anti-inflammatory activities?Beyond its food use, you may encounter this fragrant herb in essential oil massage blends, or shampoo scents or even room deodorizer sprays. Rosemary is so much more than a culinary herb – its use as a food and medicine dates back by millennia!

About Cassandra Quave

Prof. Cassandra Quave is best known for her ground breaking research on the science of botanicals. Scientists in her research lab work to uncover some of nature’s deepest secrets as they search for new ways to fight life-threatening diseases, including antibiotic resistant infections. Working with a global network of scientists and healers, Cassandra and her team travel the world hunting for new plant ingredients, interviewing healers, and bringing plants back to the lab to study. Besides research, Cassandra is an award-winning teacher, and has developed and taught the college classes “Food, Health and Society” and “Botanical Medicine and Health” at Emory University.

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