INDIA. Rose (Rosa centifolia) Petals, Dark Pink, Certified Organic
Common names: Hundred-leaved Rose, Rose de Mai, Cabbage Rose, Provence Rose, Pale Rose, Fasti Gulab, Iroja, Rojapoo, Satapatrika, Ward, Taruni, Paninir, Eros, Sudburg
Rosa centifolia is a hybrid rose developed in Holland beginning in the 1600s. It grows as a shrub, reaching 5-7 feet in height. Its flowers are especially treasured for their fragrance.
Herbalists use Centifolia Rose petals for sore throats, peptic ulcers, heavy menstrual bleeding, diarrhea, and in eyewashes. They are cooling, and have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, cardiotonic, laxative, and blood purifying properties; aid digestion, enhance libido, and lift the mood.
Smell is directly connected to mood. If something smells good, it makes you feel good. These wonderful, organic, fragrant dark pink rose petals are sure to put a smile on your face! Use them in a tea, as potpourri, added to bath salts, or whatever else your heart desires!
Research highlights R. centifolia extract’s effectiveness as an anti-inflammatory agent for rheumatoid arthritis, and demonstrate its antimutagenic action.
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