Tincture of rose petals (Rosa spp.) 1:3 25%
Rosa spp., organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose unless otherwise prescribed: 5- 7.5ml up to three times a day or less often, when required.
Part used: Flowers, petals or rosehips (here we talk about the flowers)
Description and Habitat: With an ancient history of cultivation and association with love, roses have been cultivated into thousands of varieties. Medicinally we often look to the dog rose (wild across Europe) Rosa canina, or the Damask rose, Rosa damascena because of their strong aroma, which is an important part of the traditional therapeutic value of rose.
Constituents: Volatile oil, phenolic acids particularly gallic acid, flavonoids including rutin, quercitrin, myricetin, kaempferol, anthocyanins.
Actions: Astringent, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cooling, soothing and uplifting
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