Latin name: Rosa rugosa Thunb.
Other names: Rugosa rose, Beach rose, Japanese rose, Ramanas rose
Rosa rugosa a species of bush belonging to the rosacea family. It is commonly found in temperate climates, and is native to eastern Asia from where it was brought to Europe and North America by gardeners. In the neutral environment he spread as agrofit. The Rosa rugosa is now found throughout Europe, in Poland it can be found in gardens and coastal areas.
The rose petals are rich in anthocyanins, mucilages, flavonoids, essential oils and phenyl acids, which are responsible for bitter and sour taste, and have antioxidant properties as well as a source of dyes. Rose petals have anti-inflammatory and disinfectant properties and mild astringent properties. Thanks to these rocks is a valuable raw material. They are perfect for self-made tonics, especially recommended for people with sensitive skin. Traditionally rose petals were used during diarrhea, abdominal pain, and aids during colds because they do not show a strong grasp. The use of rose patches is indicated in infants and young children as an anti-inflammatory and diarrhea agent.
Rose petals are an ideal complement to tea and herbal blends, which are well-being and are also appreciated as home-made tinctures and liqueurs, as well as for making rose chocolates. Looks beautiful as decorating cakes and other desserts.
- Purification of the body