Roses are considered as one of the most beautiful flowers in the world. They are an integral part of many innumerable stories, myths, legends as well as legacies. With the varied colors, incomparable fragrance and different range of shapes and sizes, you can find one rose for every mood and every occasion. People, who don’t know about any of the medicinal properties of rose can still tell some of the most undeniable property; that is a beautiful, red rose can invoke a romantic feeling in even the hardest of hearts.
The Oil of Rose is being extracted by the steam distillation of fresh Damascus Rose and is composed of many hundreds of components, out of which major contributors are the Citronellol, Carvone, Citral, Citronellyl Acetate, Ethanol, Eugenol, Farnesol, Methyl Eugenol, Stearpoten, Nerol, Nonanal, Nonanol, Phenylmenthyl Acetate, Phenyl Acetaldehyde and Phenyl Geraniol. Damascus Roses are mostly preferred because they are one of the most fragrant species and are also believed to be the original red roses with strong aroma and high oil content.
The major health benefits of Rose Essential Oil, can be attributed to the properties as an antidepressant, antiseptic, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, antiviral, astringent, cholagogue, bactericidal, cicatrisant, emenagogue, depurative, haemostatic, laxative, hepatic, nervine, stomachic and uterine substance.
Benefits of Rose Essential oil
Rose Oil can help to boost the self esteem, confidence, as well as mental strength while fighting of the depression. They can also be very helpful to drive away the depression arising for any kind of reason, and it can also give relief from anxiety. As an antidepressant, patients who are in acute depression or those undergoing rehabilitation, must be given a routine and regular doses of this rose essential oil to bring a positive boost in their lives. This oil is also widely used in the aromatherapy and invokes positive thoughts, spiritual relaxation and feelings of joy, happiness and hope among people.
Rose essential oil can help to calm down the patient who have high fever by calming down the inflammation. It is also beneficial in other cases of inflammation that is caused by the microbial infection, indigestion, ingestion of poisonous materials, as well as dehydration. This result in the reduction in all the associated conditions like the rheumatism, gout, arthritis, and fever.
This fragrance is one of the most luxurious way to treat wounds. By topically applying the rose essential oil to the wounds can help to protect them from becoming septic as well as developing the infections.
Rose essential oil can efficiently give relief from the spasms in the respiratory system as well as the intestines, and muscular spasms in various limbs. It can also help to cure the convulsions, cramps, muscle pulls, and the spasmodic cholera which can be caused because of the spasms.
Getting the protection from the viruses or even getting yourself vaccinated against all of the diseases is a tough task, since some of the viruses can easily continue to mutate as well as trick our immune system. The solution to it is basically the use of an antiviral agent which behaves as a shield against any type of these viruses. Rose essential oil act as one such shield, and some studies have shown that it can help to protect against many different types of viral infections.
The presence of astringent property in the Rose essential oil has many number of benefits. It can help to strengthen the gums and the hair roots, while toning as well as lifting the skin, and contracting the muscles, intestines and the blood vessels. This can also give protection against all the ultimate loss of teeth as well as hair, wrinkles, loss of firmness in the intestines and muscles of the abdominal area and limbs that are associated with aging. Above all, rose essential oil can help to stop the flow of the blood from the wounds and the cuts by contracting the blood vessels. This astringent property can help to cure certain type of diarrhea.
It is considered as a good bactericide. It is because of its properties it can be used in the treatment of diarrhea, typhoid, food poisoning, cholera and many other diseases which are caused by the bacteria. Furthermore, it can also help to cure all the internal bacterial infections like those that are in the stomach, colon, intestines and urinary tract, as well as the external infections on the ears, skin, eyes and wounds.
Rose essential oil can help to purify the blood by helping in its removal as well as neutralization of the toxins. Once when the blood is purified as well as free of all the toxins, you get protected from the nuisances like rashes, boils, ulcers, and skin diseases, as well as more serious conditions like that of free radicals which can cause, cancer and heart disease.
The Essential Oil of Rose can be useful to those people who are mostly suffering from the hemorrhage, that is, bleeding, external or internal, after an injury or a surgery. It can help to speed up the clotting and coagulation of blood and stop the excessive bleeding; this property can literally save the life.
This means that the rose essential oil is a good product to maintain the health of the liver. It can help to keep it strong, properly functioning as well as protected from all the infections. It also treat all the problems like excess flow of bile, acids, and ulcers.
There can never be a better laxative than this, which have an ironic benefit than a laxative. Rose essential oil can serve as pretty harmless and an effective laxative with a beautiful smell that causes no adverse side effects. It can also influence the intestinal and anal muscles to help in clearing the bowels. It can also help in losing the weight and prevent excess toxicity in your body.
Rose essential oil can act as a tonic for nerves. It give them strength to bear shock as well as protects them from all the disorders that is resulting from the age and injuries. It can keep the hands from trembling and help to overcome the anxiety.
Rose Oil is a stomachic as well as, it can soothe the stomach, calm down the inflammation, help it to function properly and protects it from all the infections. It can also protect it from ulcers which developed due to the over production of acids and the release in the stomach.Excessive acid can also lead to heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion, impacted bowels, excess gas, and bloating.
Caution: It can help to eliminate the headaches, if used in mild concentrations. But its strong aroma do just the opposite if taken in a very high concentration.