Perfume Illuminated: Rosemary

“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.”(Hamlet, iv. 5.) Rosmarinus, meaning “dew of the sea” in Latin, is the first binomial name for Rosemary. The full botanical name is Rosmarinus officinalis. Part of the Lamiaceae (previously known as Labiatae) family, this evergreen flowering shrub has it’s origins in the Mediterranean, specifically Spain and Morroco. At today’s installment… Continue reading Perfume Illuminated: Rosemary