Latin Names: Rosa centifolia / Rosa damascena
English Name: Persian Rose
Sanskrit / Indian Names: Satapatri / Satapatrika
An erect shrub, with red, pink or white flowers, which contain an essential oil.The flowers also contain a bitter principle, tanning matter, fatty oil, and organic acids. The flower buds are astringent and are used in cardiac troubles, and as a tonic and aperient. The stamens and the fruit are astringent.