Roses: All About Rose - May 2023

Roses: all about rose

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By Samuel Ansah

Last Updated October 9, 2022

A rose is either the flower it produces or a woody perennial flowering plant of the genus Rosa, family Rosaceae. There are tens of thousands of cultivars and more than 300 species.

Polyphenols, which are antioxidants, are found in rose petals and protect your body from cellular deterioration. It has been demonstrated that the polyphenols in rose tea lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and mental disorders.

all about rose

Features of rose

  1. Erect.
  2. Climbing.
  3. Trailing shrubs.
  4. Copiously armed with prickles stems.
  5. Alternate leaves.
  6. Pinnately compound.
  7. Oval leaflets that are sharply toothed.

Rose uses and benefits

  1. Ornamental purposes.
  2. Culinary purposes.
  3. Medicinal value.
  4. Cosmetic uses.
  5. Expressing love.
  6. For perfumes.

Traditional use of rose

  • Incense.
  • Aphrodisiacs.
  • Garlands.
  • Perfumes.
  • Wines.
  • Food.

How to start a Rose garden

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