The Gallic Rose, also known as rose of Provins or French rose, is admired for its beauty and color but has also important healing properties. You can collect the petals of the rose, let them dry in a cool place and then store them in a paper bag. In this way you will be able to prepare herbal teas with astringent and tonic properties, helpful in case of diarrhea, dysentery, but also inflammation of the digestive tract, poor digestion, sore throat, cold, cough and bronchitis. For external use the rose is known for its activity in the prevention and attenuation of wrinkles, it is also used for facial cleansing, it helps you to treat seborrhea, blackheads, acne but it is also useful to heal small wounds, bruises and sprains. Gallic Rose can soothe and calm eye diseases.
Herbal tea for internal use
Bring to boil a liter of water, once it reaches the boiling point, remove from heat and infuse half a handful of dried petals for ten minutes, filter and drink a cup before meals.
Rose water for external use
Collect 100 grams of rose petals, wash them to remove impurities and traces of pollution and put the petals in a glass bowl. Meanwhile, boil a cup of water, pour the boiling water on the flowers. Cover with a lid and leave to stand for a night. The day after filter and pour the rose water in a closed container, previously sterilized. Keep the lotion in the fridge for a maximum of two weeks. For wrinkles, dull skin, acne but also for dark circles under eyes.