rosa damascena

July 18, 2018

Rose (Rosa damascena) Research

Latin Name: Rosa damascena Family: Rosaceae A few dozen research articles were found on R. damascena.  Multiple human studies found the aroma to help reduce both anxiety, pain, and possibly migraine headache pain.  Additional studies attributed the intake of extracts with reduced menstrual pain.  A mouthwash with the extract may […]
May 3, 2019

Rose & Pain Reduction

This article originally appeared in the NAHA Journal (Winter, 2018) and it is republished here according to the NAHA Writer Guidelines 2019-20 copyright statement. By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, RA (ARC), Professional NAHA & AIA Member, LMT To smell a rose… Are you surprised that the aroma of rose […]