Rose / Rosehips
botanical name: Rosa spp.
Known for its exquisite beauty and captivating fragrance, the rose holds a significant place due to its therapeutic versatility and emotional support.
- strengthens physical & emotional heart
- calms & rejuvenates skin
What does it do?
Heart health: rosehips are packed full of antioxidants which help to strengthen the entire cardiovascular system, reducing capillary fragility and permeability, as well as helping to reduce harmful blood fats.
Skin & anti-inflammatory: with its rich source of antioxidants, particularly vitamin c, rosehips work by protecting cells from free radical damage - helping to improve skin elasticity, hydration and modulating inflammation.
Urinary tract: acting as a diuretic and blood purifier, rosehips help to support kidneys and the urinary system.
Affinity for the heart & blood: strengthens both the physical and emotional heart, helping to promote well-being, reduce stress, and enhance feelings of love and happiness. It helps to clear congestion in the bloodstream, making it useful for menstrual irregularities and boosting libido.
Digestive health: an effective astringent, rose can help to tone mucus membranes, ease inflammation and irritations in the GI tract.
Skin health: due to its astringency, rose can help calm irritated skin.
Nervous system: with its nourishing and calming effects, rose helps to soothe tension headaches, agitation and mild pain. It also helps to uplift the spirits.
vitamins (C, E & B),
essential fatty acids,
volatile oil (such as geraniol and citronellol),
Rose and rosehips are relatively safe. The hairs surrounding the seed can be irritating.