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Java Flowers and Rose Petals
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.
Java Flowers and Rose Petals – Herbal remedy for Heat Stroke: Grind some java flowers and rose petals with a quarter teaspoon of fennel seeds. Add this to a glass of milk. Add some sugar or honey. Drink this before breakfast for three days.
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