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Rose



Rose oil is extracted from the rose - Rosa damascena.

It is an Astringent, toning and Aromatic herb which helps to control Bacterial Infections and promotes healing. Internal use: Gallica is used for Colds, Bronchial Infections, Diarrhea, Depression and lethargy and in Ayurvedic medicine for circulatory Congestion and Menstrual complaints.

External use: Gallica is used for Sore throats, eye irritations, minor injuries and Skin problems.It contains anthocyanocides, which have remarkable anti-elastase properties (prevents the elastin in the Skin to degrade) and also have a capillary Blood vessels strengthening function. The sugars contained have important Skin hydration action and help to tone the Skin. It furthermore has Astringent properties which helps with reducing puffiness, Edema and has a slight tightening effect.

Aromatherapy and essential oil use: The essential oil is extracted from Rosa damascena and has a very wide range of effects and uses. Damask rose oil soothes and harmonizes the mind and helps with Depression, anger, grief, fear, Nervous tension and Stress and at the same time addresses sexuality, self-nurturing, self esteem and dealing with emotional problems

It is most helpful for poor Circulation and Heart problems, which would include Heart palpitations, arrhythmia, as well as high Blood Pressure and is also used to boost the Liver and gallBladder.

For the Respiratory system, Damask rose oil assists in cases of Asthma, Coughs and hay Fever, and in the Digestive system for Liver Congestion and Nausea

Rose otto oil has a clearing, cleansing, regulating and purifying effect on the female sex organs and can be used for regulating and balancing Hormones, irregular menstruation, functional Infertility, leucorrhoea, menorrhagia, Uterine Bleeding and other Uterine disorders, while having a general toning effect on the uterus.

On the Skin, it is most effective for moisturizing and hydrating the Skin while having a general Stimulant and antiSeptic action which is good for all Skin types, but especially so for dry, mature and irritated Skin. It is used to repair broken capillaries, Inflammation, as well as Skin redness and is useful in Eczema and Herpes. Rose water can be used for conjunctivitis.

The therapeutic properties of damask rose oil are Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiSeptic, Antispasmodic, Antiviral, Aphrodisiac, Astringent, bactericidal, choleretic, Cicatrisant, depurative, Emmenagogue, haemostatic, hepatic, Laxative, Nervous system Sedative, Stomachic and a Tonic for the Heart, Liver, Stomach and uterus.