Rose Petals or Rosa centifolia is also known as Shatapatri or Taruni and is native to various parts of India.It is used in the traditional system of medicine for helping manage various diseases. With vibrant blossoms, velveteen petals and alluring fragrance, roses surpass the sheer floral status. Famed as the ‘Queen of Flowers’, roses are celebrated all over the world as a symbol of love and beauty. Dating back to the ancient ages, roses have not only been cherished for its enticing smell and beauty enhancing role but also prized for its wide range of holistic remedies towards stomach disorders, headache, skin conditions, dizziness, depression and cough, and cold problems.
Rose Petals are useful in helping manage digestive problems like hyperacidity and diarrhea due to its anti-inflammatory property. Rose water, derived from its petals, is good for rejuvenating skin and fighting skin problems like allergies and acne. A few drops of Rose water may help provide instant relief from strain in the eyes due to its Sita (cooling) and Ropan (healing) properties. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before using Rose water for eye problems. It can also help calm and soothe the senses as its fragrance is a powerful mood enhancer.