Botanical name : Rosa centifolia Linn.
Family : Rosaceae
Rasa : Kashaya
Guna : Guru
Virya : Seeta
PLANT NAME IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
English : Rose
Hindi : Gulab
Malayalam : Panineerpoov, Rosapoo, Panineer
Distribution – Cultivated as ornamental plant throughout India.
A small perennial erect thorny shrub grows up to 1.5 meters in height. Leaves compound imparipinnate, with 5 leaflets, leaflets ovate-lanceolate, serrated; flowers vary in color, usually pink, fragrant, with many petals, fruits fleshy hip enclosing small and pendulous seeds.
Plant pacifies vitiated vata, pitta, inflammation, burning sensation, conjunctivitis, cough, skin diseases, cardiac debility, fever and general weakness.
Useful part : Root, Leaves. Flowers.