Rosa Canina

Rosa Canina L.


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

Vine, Phanerophyte shrub

  • Mediterranean maquis and forest

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Rosa Canina L.

Medicinal Complaints / Uses
System/State Traditional
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/ Administration
Parts Used Source


Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Decoct flowers & drink x1cup/day until well.

Flower B


Anti-Infective, Demulcent

Add petals to boiling water, filter & drink.

Flower B
Oral Health

Mouth infection

Anti-Infective, Mouth wash

Decoct flowers & use filtrate as mouth wash.

Flower B

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