Education

Rosemary good for memory?

Fresh Rosemary. Creative commons license. Photograph by David R. Tribble

With the exam season advancing and revision currently being  under way, there could be additional help for those wanting to achieve more.

University researchers have suggested that the smell of rosemary could enhance memory.

Rosemary has been connected with memory for centuries.

In ancient Greece, students wore garlands of rosemary in exams and in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ophelia says: “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.”

 

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