It is a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent that prevents carcinogens from binding to DNA, and stimulates liver detoxification of carcinogens. This is a powerful, standardized lipid fat or oil soluble antioxidant used at only 0.1 percent. Recent studies show that rosemary extract and its constituents, carnosol and ursollic acid, enhance activity of enzymes that can detoxify carcinogens. Extract of rosemary is a natural product frequently used in the food industry to prevent spoilage of foods containing fat and has not shown evidence of accumulating in body tissue. Like other antioxidants, it inhibits and fights free radicals. As an extract, it can be used as a natural diuretic, tonic, decongestant, and a tissue toner and firmer.