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Rosa centifolia / R. damascena

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.