- Chinese Name Mei Gui Hua 玫瑰花
- Latin Name Rosa rugosa Thunb.
- Other Names Rosebud; Bud of the Chinese Rose; Japanese Rose Flower
- Used Part Flower
- Specification Powdered Extract
Rose Flower Tea Extract Powder
The healing powers of rose petals have been used in ancient medicine for centuries to heal a vast array of sicknesses. Today they are widely used to make therapeutic essential oils as well as being enjoyed as a nutritious tea.
1. Antibacterial: Naturally antibacterial rose essential oil makes can help treat acne and acne-prone skin. Combined with its cleansing properties, rose makes an ideal ingredient in face washes and cleansers.
2. Anti-inflammatory: A 2015 research concluded the anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic properties of Rose Centifolia extract. The study used a liquid extract and tested inflammation on rats. The anti-inflammatory effect of Rose water was equivalent to the prescription NSAID Indomethacin (Indocin and Tivorbex).
3. Antioxidants: Rose tea is fragrant, fruity and packed with vitamin C. The very high vitamin C content of rose tea makes it a wonderful natural boost for your immunity system.
Besides high vitamin C content, rose tea contains a large amount of polyphenols along with several other antioxidants like quercetin and ellagic acid. Polyphenols are natural antioxidants which are well known for their ability to repair cellular damage and protect the body against serious illnesses including heart disease, bone weakness and cancer.
4. Moisturizing: The natural oils found in roses help lock moisture into the skin, keeping skin feeling smooth. Rose is especially beneficial for those with sensitive skin because the sugars in its petals create a soothing feeling.
5. Relaxing: There is also evidence that oil extracted from roses was used as a mild laxative and to treat emotional symptoms like depression, grief and anxiety.
6. Menstrual Pain: Rose tea has traditionally been drunk around the world to alleviate some of the symptoms of menstruation, in particular to ease painful cramping.
Researchers suggested that drinking rose tea was a simple, safe and effective treatment for the symptoms of menstruation.
7. Improves Digestion: Rose tea can stimulate the body’s production of bile which in turn helps our stomachs to digest food effectively.
Bile also improves the digestion of fats in particular. Rose tea is also thought to nourish the good bacteria or microflora in the intestines. Rose tea also works as a mild laxative and is often used as an effective natural remedy for constipation.
Taste Sweet, Slightly Bitter
Organ Meridians Spleen, Liver
• Promotes the movement of Qi and relieves Stagnation
– Liver-Stomach disharmony with a stifling sensation in the chest, pain and distention in the flanks and epigastrium, belching and anorexia
• Moves Qi, harmonizes the Blood, disperses Stasis and regulates menstruation
– Irregular menstruation, premenstrual breast tenderness and menstrual pain due to Blood Stasis
– Blood Stasis due to trauma
• Soothes the Liver, controls pain and astringes diarrhea
– Neurotic gastritis, chronic gastritis, hepatitis