Roses, Herbal First Aid

Herbal First Aid: Roses
Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Tune in live on June 22, 2014 at 7pm/EST (6pm/C, 5pm/M, 4pm/P) to hear The Herbal Prepper Live on discuss the medicinal properties and first-aid applications of roses.

RosesRoses are much more than a pretty flower. The petals, leaves, and hips are powerful ingredients in herbal medicine making. Roses have numerous medicinal properties, and make a great addition to your Herbal First Aid kit.

Many herbalists are accustomed to using rose in lotions and face creams, as it has a cooling effect upon the skin that diminishes redness, such as found in conditions like rosacea. It also has a firming, astringent action while also being very gentle that makes rose a favorite choice for aging skin. Read more “Roses, Herbal First Aid”