Scientific name: Rosa gallica, Rosa damascena, Rosa mosqueta
Common name: red rose, mystic rose, domestic rose, Damascus rose.
English name: red rose, musk rose, damask rose.
Parts used: flowers (petals).
Components: tannins, flavonoids, anthocyanins, essential oil.
Properties: astringent, anti-inflammatory, harmonizing, soothing and toning.
Suggested use: an infusion for soothing compresses for red eyes.
. to make pink honey, pluck a handful of rose petals, lightly crush and pour them into a glass with a little boiling water. Wait 10 minutes, collect the petals, and squeeze them to let out as much juice as possible. Add a little honey and mix.
Also indicated for gingivitis or inflammation of the mouth, and during the first teething of children.