A – Z of Herbal Remedies
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Other Names: Rose, Rose Petals, Rose Petal Tea, Rose Flowers, Provence Rose (Rosa Gallica), Damask Rose (Rosa Damascena), Eglantine (Rosa Eglanteria)
Traditional Usages: Aromatherapy, Cosmetics, Hot Inflammations, Swellings, Strengthens the Heart, Liver and Kidneys, Antiseptic and Moisturizing for Skin, Sedative, Antidepressant, Lowering Cholesterol, Lotion for Eye Complaints and the treatment of Night Sweats relating to Depression
Resources: Persia (Iran) and Worldwide
Parts Used: The Petals
Administration Method: Ground herb for teas
Herb Action: Anti-depressant, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, blood tonic, digestive stimulant, expectorant, increases bile production, kidney tonic, menstrual regulator
Health Warning: Use only the rose species listed here for medicinal purposes and not garden hybrids.
Rose Petal Tea - Herbal remedy for Depression: Rose petal tea can reduce the symptoms of depression. To make the tea boil a few rose petals with a glass of water for 10-minutes. Add some sugar to it and drink when it is cold.
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