Rosa Canina

Rosa Canina L.

Rosaceae

  • Dog Rose
  • نسرين
  • ورد بري
  • nasrin
  • ward barri
  • וֶרֶד הַכֶּלֶב
  • vered ha-kelev

Vine, Phanerophyte shrub

  • Mediterranean maquis and forest
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Rosa Canina L.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Diarrhea

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Decoct flowers & drink x1cup/day until well.

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Gastrointestinal

Gastritis

Anti-Infective, Demulcent

Add petals to boiling water, filter & drink.

FlowerB
Oral Health

Mouth infection

Anti-Infective, Mouth wash

Decoct flowers & use filtrate as mouth wash.

FlowerB

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Hairs around the seeds of Rosa Canina beneath the fruit flesh can cause irritation to the mouth & digestive tract.