Rose (mei gui hua) August 29 2014

The rose blossom is long-revered for its value as a beauty-enhancing botanical, both in Western and Eastern traditions.

Chinese Medicine properties: tonifying, harmonizing, regulating.

SCIENCE

The rose blossom is long-revered for its value as a beauty-enhancing botanical, both in Western and Eastern traditions.  Its essential oil is said to have the highest vibration (ie the most 'life' or qi) of any plant.

HISTORY
In the Chinese herbal tradition the tonifying and regulating properties of this beautiful flower means it acts on the skin to give a deep radiance by maximizing qi; its harmonizing effect contributes to overall balance.