Rose flower (Rosae flos)

Published September 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)

Rosenblüten

Name of Drug

Rosae flos, rose flower.

Composition of Drug

Rose flower consists of the dried petal of Rosa gallica L., R. centifolia L. [Fam. Rosaceae], and their variations, collected prior to fully unfolding, as well as its preparations in effective dosage.

The herb contains tannins.

Uses

Mild inflammations of the oral and pharyngeal mucosa.

Contraindications

None known.

Side Effects

None known.

Interactions with Other Drugs

None known.

Dosage

Unless otherwise prescribed:

1 - 2 g of drug per cup (200 ml) of water for tea. Mode of Administration Comminuted herb for teas and other galenical preparations for mouth rinses.

Action

Astringent.