*In India Rose is called Gandhadya, which means abundant with pleasant aromas. For years a rose has been a symbol of romance and forgiveness. It's no surprise that the ancient ayurvedic text mentions that rose are linked to soothing the heart and emotions. When the body and mind become heated, then rose can help to cool, calm, and balanced it out. The essential oils of rose promote circulation and relax arteries.
*Benefits include supporting heart health, elevating mood, supports a healthy digestive system, promotes skin health, and sustains normal pressure.
Suggested Use: 1/2 to 1 1/2 teaspoon in powder form, once or twice daily, or use as directed by your health practitioner.
Botanical Name – Rosa indica
Family – Rosaceae
English Name – Indian cabbage rose
A rose is a woody perennial flowering plant. The leaves are borne alternately on the stem. In most species they are 5 to 15 centimeters long, pinnate, with (3–) 5–9 (–13) leaflets and basal stipules; the leaflets usually have a serrated margin, and often a few small prickles on the underside of the stem. The flowers of most species have five petals. While the sharp objects along a rose stem are commonly called "thorns".
Physical and chemical properties of Rose –
Taste – Bitter; Astringent; Sweet
Quality – Light; Slimy
Potency – Cold
Post Digestive effect – Sweet
Bhavaprakasha Pushpavarga – a group of flowers
शतपत्री हिमा हृद्या ग्राहिणी शुक्रला लघुः |
दोषत्रयास्रजिद्वर्ण्या कट्वी तिक्ता च पाचनी ||१८||