garden rose

Name: garden rose

Rosaceae – Rosaceae.

Pharmacy name: rose petals – Rosae flos (formerly: Flores Rosae), rose oil – Rosae aetheroleum (formerly: Oleum Rosae).

Botanical description. Numerous varieties of our garden roses with fragrant flowers in different colors – from light pink to dark red.

Active ingredients: tannins, essential oil, anthocyanins, flavonol glycosides and a number of other substances.

Application. In medicine, earlier rose petals, due to their high content of tannins, were used for indigestion. Currently, they are used to make rose oil, which is sometimes added to various medicinal ointments for scent.

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