Rosa carolina, Carolina Rose
Rosa carolina, Carolina Rose. Roses, called queen of flowers, many of which are valued for astringent, sweet and cooling qualities in dystentery and diarrhea (roots, buds and fruits). The flowers are also considered styptic and were used in various preparations for sore eyes and fine conserves. The flowers and the fruit are edible. Rose hips are edible and their skins were eaten to treat stomch problem. Leaves have also been used for making tea. A fine perfume is made from the flower oil of various fragrant species.
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