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Rose Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Rosa Alba, Rosa Indica
Hindi Name

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Rose Cures

Most Effective

Highly Effective


Action of Rose

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Rose

Nature of


Parts Used

Roots, Leaves, Flowers, Oil,

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Rose

It may cause Skin Problems and Visual Disturbance.
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Rose is a flowering plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Eye Problems.


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Materia Medica for Rose

Rose General

Rose ( Gulab in India ) belongs to the Rosaceae family. Rose comes in various sizes and color. Rose is a symbol of love. It is not only famous for its beauty and fragrance. It is also used for medicinal purpose.
Rose possesses Calming, Antidepressant and Sedative properties. It is used for aromatherapy which soothes the nerves and relaxes the Mind. It provides relief from conditions like Insomnia, Stress, Depression and Nervous Tension.
Rose hips are packed with high amount of Vitamin C. Vitamin C heals up the damaged Skin. It protects the cells from harmful radiations of the Sun. It locks the Skin moisture and gives a smooth, soft and glowing Skin. Rose water is a good herbal remedy to prevent the occurrence of Acne.
The antiseptic property makes the Rose an effective eye wash. It curbs the problem of Dark Circles. It soothes the condition in puffy and tired eyes.
Rose tea is an effective remedy in treating Intestinal Infections and infections in the Digestive tract.
It is useful in removing waste from the Kidneys and treats the problem of Water Retention.
A decoction made of rose petals is beneficial in relieving from Sore Throat.
It cleanses the Liver and the Gallbladder. It promotes the production of bile and eases the process of Digestion.
The Astringent nature of Rose is helpful in getting rid of Diarrhea and Dysentery. Make an infusion by boiling rose petals in boiling water. Drink it twice a day.
The Diuretic and Laxative nature of rose is useful in curing the infections of the Urinary Tract.
Rose alleviates the symptoms of Piles. The richness of fiber and water flushes out harmful toxins from the body. It combats the pain and cures Bleeding Piles.
Eating Rose petals is considered good for loosing weight. It satisfies the hunger and reduces the urge of eating more. It improves the metabolism of the body and expels the extra fat out from the body.
Drinking Rose tea provides relief from Menstrual Cramps. It reduces the psychological stress during menstruation cycle.

Caution: Consult a Doctor before consuming it.
Keywords: Intestinal Infections, Water Retention, Sore Throat, Insomnia, Depression, Nervous Tension, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Urinary Infections, Acne, Dark Circles, Piles, Menstrual Cramps.
Single Herb

Rose ( Gulab ) Petals for Menstrual Disorders

Add 2 to 4 Rose ( Gulab ) Petals in your ordinary tea and boil. Take a cup twice a day.

Rose ( Gulab ) Petals for Diarrhea

Prepare an infusion of Rose ( Gulab ) Petals. Take half cup twice a day.

Rose ( Gulab ) Petals for Urinary Tract Infection

Take half cup decoction of Rose ( Gulab ) Petals at night.

Rose ( Gulab ) Petals for Sore Throat

Take half cup lukewarm decoction of Rose ( Gulab ) Petals thrice a day.

Rose ( Gulab ) for Depression

Rose ( Gulab in India ) petals has Antidepressant properties. Rose Petals revitalizes the mood and makes you happy.
Boil a glass of water. Add 8 to 10 Rose Rose ( Gulab in India ) and some sugar. Leave it for 4 to 5 hours. Cool and drink the Rose infused water.

Rose ( Gulab ) Petals for Dry Lips

Take a hand full of Rose petals. Wash the Rose petals thoroughly with Water. Soak the petals in a cup of Milk for 2 to 3 hours. Make a thick paste by mashing the petals in the Milk. Rub the paste on the lips and leave it for 5 to 8 minutes. Wash it off. Repeat the process 3 to 4 times a day and before going to sleep.
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Herbal Treatment For Constipation 3

Take Golden Shower fruit pulp, Wine Grapes pulp, Fennel, Rose ( Gulab ), Coriander seeds. Mix them in a jug of water. Soak overnight. Strain. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Constipation 14

Take one teaspoon of Senna and one tablespoon of Tamarind pulp. Soak overnight. Strain. Add one tablespoon gulkand {made from rose petals and adding sugar
by putting it in a tight lid container for 3-4 days}. Have it in the morning.

Herbal Treatment For Keloids 1

Mix 1 tsp each of Black Mustard oil and Rose ( Gulab ) Oil. Add 8 tsp Jojoba Oil in it. Shake well. Apply topically on the affected areas.

Herbal Treatment For Grief 1

Combine equal parts of the following :-
Rose ( Gulab ) - (Petals)
Hibiscus - (Flowers)
Hawthorne - (Flowers Or leaves)
Lavender - (Flowers)
Prepare a decoction . Take twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Lips 1

Take few Rose petals. Dip them in Milk for 15 minutes. Grind it to make paste. Apply it on the Lips whenever feel dryness.

Herbal Treatment For Urinary Tract Infection 9

Take 10 g petals of each Lotus and Rose. Make their decoction. Drink 30 ml of it thrice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Gout 5

Add 5 g Rose petals in 10 ml Vinegar. Boil till the mixture become thick. Apply it over affected areas.

Herbal Treatment For Blemishes 4

Prepare a mixture of Sandalwood powder, Lemon juice, Yogurt and Rose water. Apply it over Blemishes.

Herbal Treatment For Anemia 8

Take Catechu gum, Basil leaves and Purslane in 3:1:1 ratio. Fry them in Olive oil for 6-7 minutes. Soak the fried mixture in bowl full of Rose Water. Let it stand for one day. Take 1 tsp once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Menses Scanty 4

Put a small piece of Asafoetida ( Asafoetida ) in a petal of Rose ( Gulab ). Rap and take it once a day with lukewarm milk. You will see the result in 2 to 3 days.

Herbal Treatment For Age Spots 8

Take the following herbs :
Frankincense : Dhoop : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Common Juniper : Aaraar : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Rosemary : Rusmary : 2 tablespoon
Patchouli : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Rose : Gulab : 2 tablespoon
Orange : Santra : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Lavender : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Chamomile : Babunah : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Almond : Badam : Oil : 2 tablespoon
Mix all oils. Heat for 10 minutes. Cool. Store in a bottle. Massage it over age spots for 5 minutes daily. It removes age spots effectively.

Herbal Treatment For Dark Circles 4

Take the following herbs in equal quantity :
Witch Hazel : Oil
Almond : Badam : Oil
Eucalyptus : Safeda : Oil :
Rose : Gulab : Oil
Chamomile : Babunah : Oil
Mix them together. Apply it under eyes twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Heat Stroke 2

Crush 4-5 Almonds ( Badaam ) and a handful of Rose ( Gulab ) petals. Put them in a glass of cold Milk. Mix well and drink to get instant relief.

Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 7

Parthenolide present in Bay Leaf improves blood circulation to the Heart. Bay leaf helps in proper functioning of the Heart and prevents Cardiovascular Diseases.
Add 3 to 4 grams of Bay Leaves and Rose flowers in 300 ml water. Boil it till it remains 75 ml. Strain well. Drink two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Lips 6

Add one teaspoon of Honey in one teaspoon of Rose water in a bowl. Apply the mixture on your lips. Leave it there for 10 minutes. Wash away the solution with water and pat dry.
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