Rosemary is subfamily of Bay Laurel Leaves.

Botanical Name : Rosmarinus officinalis.

Other Common Names : Compass plant, Compass weed, Incensier dew of the sea, Polar plant, Romero, Rosmarin
Habitat : Rosemary is evergreen shrub like plant that belongs the mint family (Lamiaceae). The leaves are slender and look a lot like curved pine needles. They are green on top and grey beneath. The dried herb is brownish green in color.

Plant Part Used : Leaves, flowers,stems branches. Commercially, the entire plant is used. An essential oil is extracted from the leaves and flowers by steam distillation.