This flower is described in ancient Chinese and Egyptian medicine. Folk medicine in the Rose saw a good remedy for many ailments, because it is an excellent source of vitamin A, 3 B, C, D and E, and its petals contain essential oils, tannins, sugar, citric, tartaric acid and a variety of flavoring ingredients. The fruit of the wild rose is used against infections of the bladder.
Roses grown in medical and cosmetic purposes should not be fertilized with artificial fertilizers, or sprayed with pesticides. The flowers are harvested when it is dry and warm weather from April to late fall.
Tea of dried rose petals
Purifies the blood, strengthens the heart, nerves, cleanses the liver, digestive system, refreshes tired body, relieves pain in the uterus. It is good to drink if you have jaundice, helps in the menstrual period, dizziness, headaches, if you suffer from insomnia … the Rose tea helps if you have a sore throat or inflamed vocal cords and rinsing the mouth when you have a yeast infection.
Preparation: one teaspoon of rose petals poured with half a pint of boiling water, cover, leave to stand for 10 minutes, strain, sweeten with honey. You must drink it half an hour before meals.
Those which intestinal flora is destroyed by antibiotics, it is recommended to drink 1-2 dl of tea three times a day, before meals.
Syrup of roses
Strengthens the heart, and is prepared as follows: about 60 grams of petals poured half a liter of boiled and cooled water, add half a gram of tartaric acid and leave to stand for at least two days, but can be longer. Strain the liquid through a linen cloth, add a pound of clover honey, and pour the syrup into bottles. And that’s the way: two fists petals pour a pint of boiling water and cover. After 24 hours strain the liquid, add to it 250 grams of sugar, and when it is melted pour the juice of one lemon and cook another 5 minutes. Drink 2-4 tablespoons of this syrup in a day.
Rose is used in cosmetics, aromatherapy and in the manufacture of perfume, especially for skin care. If you have acne, it is advisable to lubricate the face daily rosewater, which is made by the carrot cut into slices, a few mint leaves and petals of 5-6 large rose cook in a liter of water, then chilled and filtered liquid is poured into less bottle and kept in a cool place.
If you have dry or normal skin, you can use a mask for the face and neck. Two tablespoons of warm boiled potato mash with a fork, add a teaspoon of honey and egg yolk mix, but in this place the drop of essential rose oil. Keep the mask on the skin fifteen minutes, remove it with a cotton swab, wash. To make your skin feel silky and soft, it apply piling made of five tablespoons of sugar, two tablespoons of almond oil, a teaspoon of honey and three drops of essential oil of rose.