Category Archives: Rosa Species

Rose Oil Aromatherapy for Anxiety

Plants contain essential oils, and many of these have been shown to have medicinal effects. Essential oils from plants can be absorbed through the respiratory system, and then can have physiological effects. Rose sent is known to affect the central … Continue reading

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The Damask Rose (Rosa damascena): Chemical Composition

The medicinal effects of the Damask rose relate to the chemical composition present in the petals, leaves and stems of the plant. These chemicals can be broadly split into the essential oil and the non-essential oil components. The essential oils … Continue reading

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Phytochemical Composition of Rosa damascena flowers

Rosa demoscena is often grown and harvested for its pleasurable scent. This scent is due to the presence of an essential oil that is present in the plant. This essential oil possesses a number of phytochemicals that may explain its … Continue reading

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Hypnotic Effects of Rosa Damascena

Rosa damascena is a medicinal flowering plant that is used in traditional medicine for its anxiolytic, sedative and hypnotic effects. Hypnotic effects are classed as those that induce sleep, and this can be useful in the treatment of mood disorders … Continue reading

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Rosa damascena and Depression

Rosa damascena is an ornamental flower from the rose family. Evidence suggests that extracts of the plant may have medicinal effects that include antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions. Oxidative stress plays a role in the development of mood disorders such as … Continue reading

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Rosa damascena: Hepatoprotective

Rosa damascena is a variety of rose that has been investigated for its medicinal effects. Evidence from scientific studies suggest that the phytochemicals in Rosa damascena may possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. These effects may explain the hepatoprotective effects of … Continue reading

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Rosa Damascena as a Sedative and Anxiolytic

One characteristic of anxiety that can be particularly debilitating is the inability to sleep. Sedatives can be useful in the treatment of anxiety because they can induce sleep. Rosa damascena is commonly known as the Damask Rose, a popular ornamental … Continue reading

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Rose Odour Reduces Anxiety

Rose plants from the Roscaceae family have been shown to possess anxiolytic effects. Evidence from scientific studies show that sympathetic nervous activity, responsible for the so called fight or flight response, can decrease by 40 % with administration of Rosaceae … Continue reading

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Rose Oil Aromatherapy

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Hypnotic Effects of Rosa Damascena

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