The plants around us. Volum III The plant around us. Volume III. Etwining project - Page 13

GASTRONOMIC USES MEDICINAL USES Rosemary contains a number of phytochemicals, including rosmarinic acid, camphor, caffeic acid, ursolic acid, betulinic acid, carnosic acid and carnosol. Rosemary can be infused into an oil and used externally for skin irritations like eczema and joint problems like arthritis. In traditional medicine, extracts and essential oil from flowers and leaves are used in the belief they may be useful to treat a variety of disorders It has been reported to speed healing of wounds and bruises when used externally. A strong infusion of Rosemary and Nettle leaf is an excellent herbal rinse for hair and can help get rid of dandruff and speed hair growth when used after each washing. Used externally, Rosemary Oil can help sooth the stomach and relieve pain from indigestion, menstrual cramps or other difficulties Rosemary is an aromatic herb with a strong and pleasant smell. Combine a thousand marvels with meats, especially with lamb and gives a special flavor to cooked potatoes and other vegetables. It can be used both fresh and dry. ESE E H C ND H A M HA E WIT RY A PI EM S O R Ingredients: 180 g of flour 3 eggs 100 ml of olive oil 100 ml of milk 120 g of grated cheese 130 g of ham 5 dry tomatoes 15 g of baking powder 1 rosemary twig Black pepper Salt 1.Put the oven to heat to 180ยบ C (below and above) and smear the cake mold with butter. 2.Cut the tomatoes in small cubes and chop the ham of a moderate size so that you find it when you bite, if it is a ham taco instead of slices, almost better. 3.Mix the eggs, milk and olive oil, add cheese, tomatoes and ham. 4.Mix the flour with the baking powder and pour it over the first mixture through the sieve. 5.Season to taste and also add the chopped rosemary, mix well and pour the dough into the mold. 6.Put it in the oven for about 40 minutes, check with a toothpick that it is well cooked before removing it.