Rose


ROSE (GULAB*)

(ROSA CENTIFOLIA) 


Introduction:

      Color: Rose’s flower is red, pink and white.  Taste: Its flower is light pungent and fragrant.  Structure: Rose’s plant is planted in gardens and small-flowers gardens.Rose is called the king of the flowers because of beautiful. Every person knows about rose flower. Its plant is planted in all over India. Its color is red. Two items are very famous which is prepared by rose flowers.

1.     Gulakanda

2.     Rosewater.

        There are many kinds of rose which have flowers of many color. Its plant is about 120-180 centimeters high. It stem is thorny which has 5 joints leaves. Mostly, pink rose is found on every where. Besides it, there are also many kinds of rose flower like- white and yellow. Its flower is in egg shape. Its flowers appear in March-April. Its flowers are used to make perfume and gulakanda.

There are different types of rose give many meaning like:

1. Red rose - I Love You.

2. Putting red and white rose together  - It gives the meaning of unity.

3. White rose - Our love is sacred.

4.  Blossomed red rose  - You are beautiful.

5. Closed buds of white rose - You are very small to love

6. Yellow rose - I Love You, but I don’t Know that are you love me or not.  

7. If branch has thorns - Here has no fear and no hope.

8.  Orange rose - My love is uncountable for you.  

9. Four joint leaves of rose - Best of luck.

10. A blossomed red rose with two leaves - Safety

11. A closed bud of rose branch  - There is no fear. 

Name in different languages:

English       :       Rose

Hindi          :       Gulab

Sanskrit      :       Taruni, Karnica, Shatpatri, Charukeshar

Marathi       :       Gulab

Gujarati      :       Gulab

Bengali       :       Golap

Telugu        :       Gulaba puvu

Parsian      :       Gulsurkh

Arabic        :       Jaranjavin

Latin          :        Rosasantifoliya.

Color: Rose’s flower is red, pink and white.

Taste: Its flower is light pungent and fragrant.

Structure: Rose’s plant is planted in gardens and small-flowers gardens. There are two kinds of rose as- Mousami and Barhamasi. Mousami rose’s flower appears in March-April which is very fragrant. Barhamasi rose’s flower appears for full year.

Nature: Rose is cool in nature.

Precaution:

  • Smelling over quantity of rose may be the cause of catarrh.
  • Take excessive quantity of rose flower, it reduces sexual power.
  • The person who suffers from weakness of urinary pipe should not take gulakanda because it can harmful for the urinating pipe.

Removing bad effect: Sugar candy removes the bad effects of rose.

Compare: Rose can be compared with mudar, aniseed and sweet violet.

Dosage:

  • 10-30 grams fresh flower of rose.

  • 3-6 grams powder of dried rose’ flower.

  •  25-50 milliliters decoction of rose’ flower.

  • 30 grams gulakanda.

  •  20-40 ml juice of rose’s flower should be used.

Quality:

         Using rose increases the strength of heart, brain and stomach. Using rose is useful to end insanity caused by syphilis. It makes the brain happy and fits the activity of digestive system.

        In Ayurvedha, mostly the rose flower is used because of its quality like curing many types of diseases. It normalizes vatta and pitta. It ends inflammation, constipation and quenches thirst. It contains vitamin-C in enough quantity. Mix ground flowers of rose with syrup and take it in the summer season, it provides strength to the heart and brain. Take rose juice, it increases shining of the face and purifies the blood.

          The rose flower is as beautiful as has useful qualities of remedy. According to Ayurveda, its juice is bitter, sweet and pungent in taste; cool in nature, smooth and light. It is useful for the treatment of gas, bile disorders, body inflammation and weakness of digestion system, anorexia, mentally problems, blood diseases and heart problems. It increases sperm count too. It quenches thirst and removes offensive smell of sweat. It is also useful for the liver and brain.

          According to Unani- Rose is cool and dry in nature. It is useful for the treatment of fever, headache and senselessness. It makes normal to the fast pulsation of the heart caused by warmth. Taking fresh flowers of rose causes loose motions. Taking dried flowers of rose generates constipation in the stomach. Taking it provides strength to the stomach, heart, lungs, kidney, anus, uterus and intestines. It is useful to cure many diseases cause by tuberculosis.

          According to Scientists- Rose’s flower contains oliyam rosy, oil, Gaelic, tannic, acids and vitamin-C. Taking it is useful to cure cold, catarrh and many types of bones diseases. It contains vitamin-C in enough quantity which is very useful to cure many diseases of the body because vitamin-C is useful to end infections.

Useful in different diseases:

1. Lips blackness:

  • Grind rose petals and mix well some glycerin in it. After that, apply it on the lips 3-4 times in a day; it ends lips blackness.
  • Grind one flower of rose and mix some cream in it. Apply it on the lips and wash it after ten minutes. Using this process some days regularly ends blackness of the lips. 
  • Grind rose petals and mix some glycerin in it. After that, apply it on the lips regularly, it ends lips blackness and also makes the lips beautiful.

2. Mouth blisters:

  • Gargling with decoction of rose flowers many times is useful to cure mouth blisters.
  • Boil 2 flowers of rose with water and gargle with it for some days regularly, it checks mouth blisters.
  • Chewing rose flowers cures mouth blisters.
  • Gargling with rose-water is useful or mix 2 flowers of rose with 1 glass of water and cool it. Gargling with this water provides relief in mouth blisters.
  • If someone has been suffering from mouth blisters caused by stomach warm, soak dried flowers of rose in 1 glass of water at overnight. In the next morning, crush these flowers with this water and filter it. After that, give it to him with 2 spoons of sugar, it cures mouth blisters caused by syphilis.
  • Grind 10 petals of rose flower, 3 cardamom, 5 black peppers and 10 gram sugar candy together thereafter mix it one cup of water. After that, take this mixture after every 4 hours, it cures mouthy blisters.

3. Ears pain: Dripping fresh juice of rose in the ears provides relief from pain.

4. Cracked lips: Grind 1 rose’ flower and mix some cream in it. Coat it on the lips and wash after half hour. Use this process for some days regularly; it makes the lips red like red rose consequently, the lips do not creak.

5. Ringworm:

  • Mix equal quantity of juice of rose flower and lemon together and apply it on the affected part regularly, it provides relief.
  • Mix juice of one lemon with 50 ml rose-water and apply it on the affected part thrice a day, it cures ringworm.
  • Apply juice of red rose on the ringworm and pimples as well as take 1 spoon juice of red rose thrice a day regularly, it cures ringworm.

6. Eyes diseases:

  • Dripping 2 drops juice of rose flowers in the eyes twice a day is useful to cure eye diseases.
  • Drip rose-water in the eyes, it ends inflammation and having an itching sensation in the eye caused by a foreign matter.
  • Mix 1 gram alum with 50 ml rose-water and drip 2 drops in the eyes 2-3 times in a day regularly; it cures many diseases of the eyes like- redness, dirtiness and inflammation of the eyes.

7. Diarrhoea:

  • Mix 10 grams rose flower with 5 grams sugar candy and take it thrice a day; it will provide relief in diarrhoea.
  • Take 1 gram small seeds (Jeera) of rose flower thrice a day, it provides relief in diarrhoea.

8. White leucorrhoea:

  • Take 2 spoons powder of dried rose flower and 1 spoon sugar candy with milk twice a day regularly as well as put fresh and ground flowers of rose in the vagina before going to sleep. Using this process is useful to get relief in white leucorrhoea.
  • Make the fine powder by grinding dried flowers of rose (Dry flowers of rose in shadow) and store it. Taking 3-5 grams this power with milk twice a day is useful to cure white leucorrhoea.
  • If the patient has been suffering from white leucorrhea with anuria-dysuria, grind fresh flowers of rose with 50 grams sugar candy and mix half glass of water in it. After that, give this mixture to him for 10 days regularly, it provides relief in white leucorrhoea and anuria-dysuria.
  • Grind 10 grams leaves of rose and mix sugar candy in it. Taking it 2-3 times in a day is useful to cure white leucorrhoea.
  • Take 50 grams soft petals of rose flowers and sugar candy with milk; it provides relief in white leucorrhoea.  

9. Leucorrhoea: Grind fresh fruit of rose with 50 grams sugar candy and mix half glass of water in it. After that, take it twice a day for 10 days regularly, it cures leucorrhoea.

10. Stomach diseases:

  • Take 2 spoons gulakanda of rose flowers twice a day regularly; it cures all the diseases of the stomach.
  • Make a decoction by boiling 5 grams rose flowers and 5 grams liquorice with 500 ml water. After that, take 100 ml this decoction twice a day, it eliminates constipation and cures many diseases of the stomach.
  • Mix juice of rose, aniseed and mint together. After that, take 4 drops of this juice with water regularly, it cures many diseases of the stomach.

11. Itching: Mix equal quantity of jasmine oil, lemon juice and juice of rose flowers together. Applying this mixture on the affected part is useful to end itching.

12. Urticaria:

  • Mix equal quantity of juice of rose’s flowers and sandal oil together. Applying it on the affected part is useful to get relief in urticaria.
  • Mix some sandal oil with juice of rose flowers and rub it on the affected part, it cures urticaria.
  • Mix 25 ml vinegar with 25 ml rose-water and apply it on the urticaria, it provides relief.
  • Mix one drop sandal oil with 1/4 cup rose-water and rub it on the body, it cures urticaria.
  • Mix sandal powder with rose-water and apply it, it provides relief in bile.

13. Headache:

  • Chewing 10 grams petals of rose flowers with 2 cardamoms is useful to end headache.
  • Grind white sandal with rose-water and apply it on the forehead, it will provide relief in headache and nausea caused by syphilis.
  • Applying perfume of rose flowers on the forehead is beneficial to get relief in headache.
  • Dripping 2-3 drops of rose-water in the nostril is useful to cure headache.
  • Mix 2 spoons rose-water with 2 spoon water and take it thrice a day after each 3 hours, it ends headache with fever. 

14. Migraine:

  • Grind 2 cardamoms, 1 spoon sugar candy and 10 grams leaves of rose together. Taking it on empty stomach in the morning is useful to get relief in migraine.
  • Mix 1 gram sal-ammoniac with 12 ml rosewater. Drip 4-5 drops this mixture in both the nostril and inhale, it will provide relief in migraine.

15. Cholera: Mix juice of 1 lemon and sugar candy with half cup of rose water. Taking it after each 3 hours is useful to cure cholera.

16. Chest inflammation and nausea: Mix 1 cup of rose-water with ¼ cup of water and take it 2-3 times in a day, it will provide relief in chest inflammation and nausea.

17. Acidity: Grind 1 cardamom, rose flower and one spoon powder of coriander with rosewater. Taking it after meals is useful to get relief in acidity.

18. Sun burn: Mix 2 parts rosewater, 1 part glycerin, lemon juice and half part apple juice together then put it in the freeze. Applying it on the skin is useful to get relief in sun burn.

19. Prickly heat and sweat: Mix 20 drops rose-water in one bucket water. After that, take bath with this water, it ends prickly heat and excess sweat caused by summer season. Thereafter, take 4 spoons gulakanda with hot milk at night, it will also provide relief.

20. Skin diseases: Mix rose-water with water and take bath with this water regularly, it cures all diseases of the skin and fairs complexion. Its smell provides freshness to the brain.

21. Offensive sweat:

  • Apply ground flowers of rose on the body and take bath after some time, it will remove offensive smell of sweat.
  • Mix 10 ml rose-water and lemon juice with 1 bucket water. After that, take bath with this water, it removes offensive smell of the body.
  • Rubbing powder of petals of red or white rose on the body ends excess sweat and also removes offensive smell of the body.

22. Breast pain: Immerse cotton piece in rose-water and put it on the breast for half hour, it provides relief from pain. It also ends swelling of the breast.

23. Sleeping: Mix rose-water with water and take bath with it as well as spray 2 drops of perfume of rose flowers near of pillow at bed time, it provides good sleep.

24. Fatigue: Mix 1 drop sandal oil with 4 spoon rose-water and rub it on the body, it will provide relief in fatigue.

25. Burning hands and feet syndrome:

  • Take rose syrup, it provides relief in stomach disorders, acidity and burning hands and feet syndrome caused by syphilis.
  • Mix sandal powder with rose-water and apply it on the palm and foot soles, it provides relief in inflammation of the palm and soles.

26. Pyorrhea:

  • Take rose flower of pink color, it makes the gums strong and cures pyorrhoea. It also stops bleeding and pus of the gums.
  • Chewing petals of rose flowers makes the teeth and gums strong. It also removes offensive smell and cures pyorrhoea.

27. Sun-stroke:

  • Mix 1 spoon rose-water with one cup water and immerse a cloth in it. Squeeze this cloth and put it on the forehead, it provides relief in sun-stroke.
  • Taking gulakanda of rose flowers provides coolness to the body and becalms agitation of sun stroke.
  • Syrup of rose and gulakanda should be taken to end sun-stroke.
  • Take 1 glass of rose syrup with 2 spoons gulakanda on empty stomach in the morning and bed time, it provides relief in sun-stroke.

28. Acnes and pimples: Take gulakanda of rose flowers twice a day regularly; it cures acnes, pimples, headache, liver diseases, colitis, chicken pox and constipation in pregnancy. It also increases breast milk.

29. Bloody piles: Taking 3 fresh flowers of rose with sugar candy is useful to get relief in bloody piles.

30. Metrorrhoea: Taking 1 spoon gulakanda twice a day before 20 days of menstrual excretion is useful to cure metrorrhoea. 

31. Over thirst: Taking rose syrup twice a day quenches over thirst.

32. Heart weakness: Taking rose flowers is useful to end weakness of the heart.

33. Liver diseases: Grind 4 fresh flowers of rose and apply it on the affected part, it will provide relief in enlargement, swelling and pain of the liver.

34. Youth power: Take 2 fresh flowers of rose regularly, it increases youth power.

35. Memory power: Take 3 spoons gulakanda of rose 2-3 times in a day regularly, it increases memory power. Apply perfume of rose flowers on the forehead, it makes the brain happy. Apply rose oil in the hair, it makes the mind cool.

36. Pain: Using of rose flowers provides relief from any types of pain like- heart pain, headache and stomachache.

37. Beautiful face:

  • Boil fresh petals of rose flowers in water and wash the face with it, it increases shiny of the face and provides freshness.
  • Apply some ground petals of rose flowers on the clean face and wash it after 20 minutes, it will make the face beautiful.

38. Birth only boy: 125 grams gulakanda of white rose flowers should be taken twice a day for 3 days regularly at period of menstrual excretion, it provides relief.

39. Eyesight:

  • Drip rose-water in the eyes, it increases eyesight and cures many diseases of the eyes.
  •  Spray rose-water in the eyes or immerse cotton piece in rose-water and put it on the eyelid, it provides relief from the eyes pain. It also provides relief in swelling and redness of the eyes.
  • Dripping fresh juice of rose flowers with black collyrium in the eyes reduces eyes inflammation and increases eyesight.

40. Constipation:

  • Taking juice of rose flowers is useful to break constipation. It also brings out stool from the intestines.
  • Take 2 spoons gulakanda with light hot milk or water twice a day, it eliminates constipation. It also becalms warmth of the stomach and intestines.
  • Take 1 spoon gulakanda of rose flowers with 1 spoon morrow of pudding pipe tree or leaf of cassia angustifolia, it eliminates constipation.
  • Boil rose leaf, cassia angustifolia leaf and myrabalan chebulie in ratio of 3:2:1 in 50 ml water until it remains ¼ parts. After that, take this light hot decoction at night, it eliminates constipation.
  • Boil 2 spoons gulakanda, 4 dried grapes and half spoon aniseed with water until it remains half water. After that, take this light hot decoction at bed time, it eliminates chronic constipation.
  • Boil 10 grams rose flowers, 10 grams cassia angustifolia, 10 grams aniseed and 20 grams dried grapes with 250 ml water until it remains 50 ml water then filter it. Chronic constipation is eliminated completely by taking this decoction. 
  • Boil 10 grams leaves of rose, one spoon powder of cassia angustifolia and 2 small seeds of myrabalan chebulie with 2 cups of water until it remains one cup of water. After that, take this decoction, it provides relief in constipation.
  • Make the powder by grinding rose flowers, runia cardfolia, bark of Indian jalap, myrabalan chebulie and sonamakhi 10 grams each with 80 grams sugar. After that, take 3.50 grams of this powder with water, it provides relief in constipation.

41. Snack poison: Grind sandal with rose-water and mix camphor in it. Applying it on the affected part is useful to get relief in snack bite.

42. Blackness around the eyes: Take one spoon gulakanda of rose flowers in the evening; it ends blackness around the eyes.

Vagina diseases: Taking about 10 ml rose juice with 10 grams Rogan gul ends itching of the vagina.

43. Impotency: Mix 10 gram gold power with 3 bottles rosewater. When mix the gold powder well in rose-water then separate it. After that, take 0.12 or 0.24 grams of this mixture with cream, it increases sexual power.

44. Offensive smell of the mouth: Chew fresh petals of rose flowers and also rub it on the gums, it removes offensive smell of the mouth.

45. Wound: Spray powder of petals of rose flowers on affected part as well as apply ground petals of rose flowers on affected part, it ends wound and swelling.

46. Pimples: Grind fresh flowers of rose and apply it on the head, it cures pimples.

47. Epistaxis (Nose bleeding): Mix 20 seeds of currants with rose-water and take it, it provides relief in epistaxis.

48. Senselessness:

  • Give rose-water to the patient and make him air with fan also, it breaks senselessness.
  • Spraying rose-water on eyes breaks senselessness caused by warmth.

49. Heart pulsation:  

  • Taking 10-20 ml juice of petals of white rose flowers twice a day is useful to make heart pulsation normal.
  • Chewing one rose flower empty stomach in the morning (Without brush) makes the heart pulsation normal.
  • Make the powder by grinding 50 grams dried flowers of fruit with 100 grams sugar candy. After that, take 2 grams of this powder with light hot milk twice a day; it makes the heart pulsation normal.
  • Mix equal quantity of sugar candy and powder of rose flowers together. After that, take 1 spoon of this powder with cow milk twice a day, it makes the heart pulsation normal.

50. Geuniaworms:

  • Make the powder by grinding 3 grams toasted gram and 3 grams asafetida with rose flowers. After that, take this powder twice a day for 7 days regularly, it cures geuniaworms.
  • Mix 10 grams borax with rose oil and take it for 3 days, it cures geuniaworms and also swelling.

51. Epilepsy: Mix 0.48 grams gall stone (Gorochan) with rose-water and take it thrice a day, it cures epilepsy.

52. Inflammation of the children eyes: Spray rose-water in the eyes or grind saffron with honey and apply it in the eyes, it will provide relief in inflammation of the eyes.

53. Body swelling: Mix ground petals of rose flowers with water and make it thin. Apply or rub this mixture on the body and take bath after one hour, it will provide relief in body swelling.

54. Rule of prepare gulakanda: Mix equal quantity of petals of rose flowers and sugar together. Putting this mixture in sun light for 2 weeks makes the gulakanda. If fresh petals of rose flowers are not available then remove dirt of dried petals of rose flowers and soak it in water for some time. These leaves can be used to prepare gulakanda.

55. For body safety: Flowers and leaves of rose contain vitamin-C, carotene, fruit, acid fatness oil and nicotinemyed which are useful for our body. It increases prophylactic (fighting power). Consequently, many types of diseases do not occur.

56. Other use of rose:

  • White rose flower is symbol of softness, holy, amiability and flower of light. Bud of white flower is symbol of childishness.
  • Rose flower can be used to cure prickly heat or pimples of the skin caused by summer season.
  • Rose flowers are used for constipation and dryness of the constipation.
  • Rose flowers can be used for the treatment of epistaxis, metrorrhoea, and inflammation of the eyes and stomach. 
  • Mix 5 grams ground aniseed with 25 grams gulakanda and take; it reduces inflammation of the body.
  • Using oil of rose flowers is useful to end the disorders of menstrual excretion, menopause and problems before menstrual excretion.
  • Red rose with white rose is symbol of friendship between reverse emotions. 
  • Pink rose is symbol of beauty, love, happiness, innocent, austerity and love.
  • Rose perfume is simulative in nature. Rose-water can be used like the use of rose juice. Rose-water sprays on sweets and mix it with water for smell.
  • The rose flower is symbol of love, beauty, affection and soft nature. Its flowers provide coolness and fair complexion. It is useful for the heart and cures tridosh (Vatta, Pitta and kapha).
  • Nowadays, the bouquet of rose flowers is given and taken to each other like present, because rose flower is a symbol of love.