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Damask Rose


Plant names

Scientific name: Rosa×damascene Mill.
Generic name: Flores Rosae
English names: Damask Rose, Bussora rose.
Farsi names: Gole mohammadi, Gole sorkh, Gole golab.
Arabic names: Warda, Ward alaham.


Plant specification

Plant family: Rosaceae.
Organs Used: Flowers.
Type of active substance: Active substance of Damask Rose is essential oil. The content of essential oil in the petals is poor and far below 1%. Characteristic components of rose oil are acyclic monoterpene alcohols, geraniol (up to 75%), citronellol (20%) and nerol (20%). An important trace component of rose oil is β-damascenone.

Damask rose health benefits: The most therapeutic effects of damask rose are including treatment of abdominal and chest pain, strengthening the heart, treatment of menstrual bleeding, digestive problems and reduction of inflammation, especially of the neck. This plant is also used as a gentle laxative. Rose oil heals depression, grief, nervous stress and tension. It helps in the reduction of thirst, healing old cough, special complaints of women, wound healing, and skin health. Vapor therapy of rose oil is helpful for some allergies, headaches, and migraine.

Geographic Distribution: Damask rose is indigenous to Europe and Middle East countries of Iran and Turkey. It is believed that the Damask rose has originated from Damascus and introduced in European countries.


Damask Rose export

Damask Rose export are easily done by us. contact us.

Exporter of Medicinal Plants in IranMaleki Commercial Co
Phone 989025791893+