Rose {Rosa Centifolia}

Rose or Cabbage Rose balances Vata and Pitta

Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Good for pacifying Pitta and Vata
  2. Taste – bitter, astringent, sweet
  3. Energetics – Cooling
  4. Main Traditional Action: Cardiotonic, brain tonic,
  5. Other Traditional Uses: Balances hormones, stomachic, rasayana, antipyretic, inflammation, burning sensation, conjunctivitis, cough, skin diseases, cardiac debility, fever and general weakness


Modern Research

Rose and its components such as geraniol, eugenol, rhodinol, citronellol, and linolool, have been investigated for a number of biological activities including: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and immunomodulatory properties.