Spiritual & Health Benefits of Roses


There’s a reason we say this when we want someone to take a breath, take a glance around, and see the bright side of things. Roses provide a variety of physiological and spiritual advantages that can help in this process.

Many cultures throughout the world have cherished the mind, body, and spiritual healing powers of a rose for thousands of years. The rose featured prominently in a range of formulations in some of the oldest medical writings, such as Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine. Particularly those relating to heart health, depression, anxiety, psycho-spiritual disorders, and a variety of other issues. It was also used to cure depression and anxiety, as well as to promote circulation, throughout the Middle Ages in the Middle East.

Avicenna (Ibne Sina), an Arab physician, employed rose infusions to treat skin diseases and cough syrup made with honey. Pink eye can be treated with rosewater applied to the outside of the eyes. Even the most delicate skin can benefit from its antibacterial and relaxing properties.

Today, thanks to modern medical research, priceless rose oil is used in aromatherapy and drinks to treat sadness, anxiety, and other ailments.

Roses are plants that belong to the ‘Herbs that control Qi’ category in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In simple terms, Qi means energy,’ and there are several types of Qi within the overall term, which is essentially the vital energy that pulsates through our bodies. This category of herbs is used to cure a condition known as ‘Qi Stagnation.’ In layman’s terms, it indicates that Qi is obstructed in the body’s Organs and routes inside our electromagnetic field, most commonly in the Stomach, Liver, and, to a lesser extent, the Lungs. Qi Stagnation has been linked to psychological issues such as depression, irritation, impatience, and mood swings in modern medicine. It’s also linked to problems like premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menopausal symptoms, the development of breast swellings, and a variety of digestive issues.

Rose hips are a wonderful tonic that boosts the immune system, providing energy and vitality, and strengthens artery walls, which aids circulation!

Roses featured in mythology in ancient times were prized by rulers and utilized at grand feasts and parties. They occupied a unique position in Greek mythology. Roses were supposedly created by Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, according to tradition. They developed from her tears and her lover Adonis’ blood. Cleopatra VII wore rose petals during public appearances, most likely influenced by the mythological origins of roses. She desired to be remembered as a rose-scented goddess.

According to legend, the most famous Chinese Empress Wu Zetian, who was known for her beauty and brilliance, had daily baths in roses. In AD 690, she also became China’s first and only female emperor.

There are numerous advantages of drinking rose tea. It has also been used to help your skin glow, your hair shine, and more, in addition to its medicinal effects.

Pour a cup of boiling water over a whole Rose or dried rose petals to produce a Rose infusion. Allow for at least three minutes of infusion before adding honey (if you have a sweet tooth and for added health benefits).
Weight loss with rose tea
The rose petals include chemicals that aid in weight loss by improving metabolism and eliminating toxins from the body. To see results, drink rose tea on a regular basis.

Tincture of Rose Petals
It can be mixed with water or fruit juice and consumed as needed.
Traditionally, 2-3ml was taken 2-3 times each day, or as instructed by a herbalist.

Aromatherapy with Roses
According to studies, the essential oil derived from the rose plant has a wide range of potential benefits. You can use a diffuser to inhale rose oil or dab it lightly on your chest, neck, and wrists to reduce stress and anxiety. Before applying it to the skin, combine it with a carrier oil such as coconut, almond, or jojoba oil. A rose oil massage, in which the rose essential oil is mixed with a carrier massage oil, may also be beneficial.

To produce a tranquil and pleasant environment, add 10 drops of rose essential oil to your diffuser.

The advantages of rose water
Rosewater can be directly applied to the skin to help balance the pH and moisturize it. Refreshes your energy. 

Rosewater can leave your mind and space feeling rejuvenated and energized, in addition to revitalizing your skin. Rosewater is thought to have powerful spiritual properties that can help you clear negative energy that is weighing you down. Put some in a spray bottle and spray it around your house to uplift and cleanse the energy.

Spiritual Uses and Properties of Roses
Because it is a flower associated with female energy or Yin energy, it is used to boost female intuition.

Bathing in rose water or using its aroma and oils will help you strengthen your intuition while also attracting love, health, and good luck energies.

Full moon water
Putting the petals in some water and letting them float under the full moon’s rays till the next morning is how you make full moon rose water. You may then use this water for a love bath, or mix it with other warm water and fresh rose petals to help you relax, rebalance your energies, and boost your self-confidence.

Roses might help you sleep better and attract love.
1. Keep them in your wallet and purse to attract love.
2 Put them in a sleep sachet and place them beneath your pillow for lovely dreams.

Toxins from pesticides can create greater inflammation in the body, so always opt for organic roses.

To me, roses are very special and I highly recommend incorporating roses into your daily life, whether drink them as tea or use rose water it has endless health and spiritual benefits. 


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