Rose, Mei Gui Hua

Rosa spp

Rose comes in a variety of colors all with their own unique scent and aromas. It has been cultivated and celebrated since antiquity, originating from the Middle East. A symbol all over the globe of love, devotion, purity, and beauty. An emotional and physical medicine for the heart, rose calms and relaxes the nervous system. Rose has a cooling and astringent quality that makes it excellent for use in skincare. Rose and Rosehips are high in Vitamin C, A, B1, B2, B3, B6, E, K, folic acid, iron and a wide range of enzymes. Overall rose is a powerful ally that has a calming effect on irritated tissue, wounds, digestion, the liver and cardiovascular system.

Parts Used:

fresh and dried petals, leaves, rosehips, essential oils

Key Actions & Healing Properties:

  • Astringent
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-anxiety, calms the mind
  • Cools and soothes the Heart