Useful and therapeutic properties of the Crimean roses, French roses, or Gallic

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

A well-known long-term shrub height of 60 to 100 cm from the family Rosaceae with very fragrant flowers.Leaves long, alternate imparipinnate, consisting of 5-7 leaflets.The leaves are round, ovoid or elliptical, gorodchatopilchatye.The flowers are large, located on long stalks, 1 -3 at the ends of branches.Pyatilistnaya Calyx, corolla Five-petalled, semi-double.Petals purple-red, rarely pink.Blossoms in May-June.

From drug to use flower petals, collected in the early morning during flowering (better- flowers with petals of rose hips), and fruit.

In folk medicine from rose petals drugs are among the mucous membranes, slightly astringents and are used not only for simple diarrhea, and dysentery, abdominal pain, lung disease, catarrh of the upper respiratory tract and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the gastrointestinal tract,jaundice and even cholera;angina, and a variety of diseases as a oral rinses and washes;finely milled powder

rose petals sprinkled on sores and put on the place affected by


In Armenia, the petals of red roses are used to treat liver diseases.Rose water is used as a lotion in diseases of the eye.

Used as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, analgesic, astringent, tonic, vitamin-C-ing and flavoring agent infusions.Recommended for hypertension and atherosclerosis petals white rose;gastritis, gastric ulcer, liver diseases and dysentery - the petals of a red rose, with petals of rose hips better colors.

recommended to use cultivated so-called drug rose.From its petals and fruit in the south prepare jam and candied (sugared fruits, chocolates substitute) and industrial manufactures rose honey.Flower petals of roses consume cough.


Easy broth: 1-3 grams, or 1 pinch of fruits and flowers, pounded into a powder to 1 cup of hot water;1 glass 3 times a day.

See. Also rose damask.