Scientific name: Rubus idaeus The Raspberry (Red Raspberry) is a plant that makes a sweet, tart, red merged fruit in early autumn or summer.
Habitat: It is a perennial or biennial plant with a height of 3 – 6 feet has preference long cool springs and cold winter and ample of water for developing in the Southern region.
Part Used: mainly Leaves, flowers Common uses: Raspberry is generally used in the leaves form in medicinal and herbal teas. Its leaves have an extra flavor like astringent. Mainly leaves of the raspberry are used in relieving to menstruation of females.
Raspberry reinforces the uterine wall throughout pregnancy, decrease the pain of deliver a child, helps to decrease fake labor pains. After delivery the child it also diminishes uterine swelling and reduces on flow of blood. Raspberry is also good for queasiness in kids, diarrhea and dysentery in infants.
Scientific name: Rosa spp.
The rose is the national flower of United States and the England, in addition to being the sign of the Rugby Football Union and of England Rugby.
Habitat: Rose requires sufficient water to flourish, adaptable to several types of soils, no matter what type. Rose is basically grown in abundance in the North America.
Part Used: Petals (leaves of roses)
Common Uses: Actually rose is used as many forms, sometimes as a medicinal value and sometimes it are used in cosmetic products, and also for having flavor in taste. Rose has vitamin c in that and it helps to nourish and to make smooth the skin. Rose is also work as a blood purifier. As a medicinal value, it can treat slight infections, such as cold, nausea. Petals are used in healing incense and sachets. The hips are strung like beads and worn to attract love. Rose’s petals if scattered around the home calms strain.
According to the Victorian “Language of flowers”, special colored roses each have their own figurative meaning:
• Pink: grace, calm feelings of love
• Light Pink: sympathy, admiration
• Dark Pink: appreciation
• Red: be devoted to, love
• White: purity, innocence, secrecy, humility, friendship, and reverence.
• Yellow with red tips: falling in love, Friendship
• Yellow: platonic love, mean dying love, jealousy and infidelity.
• Orange: zeal
• Green: peaceful
• Burgundy: loveliness
• Purple: protection (homely love)
• Blue: secrecy
• Black: unquestioning devotion
Scientific name: Rosmarinus Officinalis
“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance.” — Shakespeare’s Hamlet to Ophelia Rosemary is an eye-catching shrub with languish needle-like leaves. Its bind up of blue flowers last through spring and summer in a warm, humid environment. Habitat: It will flourish to a height of between 3 to 5 feet. Rosemary grows basically in a sheltered position and well-drained soil, it needs lots of sun.
Part Used: leaves
Common Uses: Rosemary rouses the circulatory system and stings (outwardly). It treats migraines, bad breath, upset stomachs, stimulates sexual organs, treats nervous disorders, regulates menstrual cycle and eases cramps (internally). It is also used in ointments to relieve muscle pain and arthritis.
When Rosemary used in abundance it can have the opposed result, causing annoyance of the cramps and intestines. The leaves of the rosemary made a tea, which is also used as an antiseptic and taken as a tonic for soothing nerves. Rosemary helps to calm down the smooth muscles of the uterus and digestive tract. Due to this property it can be used to calm digestive distress and ease menstrual cramps.
Scientific name: Ruta graveolens
Habitat: old walls, Rocks, and dry hills, mostly on limestone, Woodland Garden; Dappled Shade; Sunny Edge; Ground Cover; East Wall In; West Wall In; Cultivated Beds; South Wall In;
Part used: Leaves
Edible Uses: Tea, Condiment; Rutin Common
Uses: Rue has a long been used as a home-based remedy, being particularly esteemed for its powerful work on the eyes. Rue is anthelmintic, abortifacient, antidote, carminative, antispasmodic, emetic, expectorant, emmenagogue, haemostatic, rubefacient, ophthalmic, strongly stimulant, uterotonic and mildly stomachic. A combination of Rue is used in the cure of coughs, hysterical affections, flatulence etc.
The fluid of the Rue has been used in curing earaches and chewing one or two leaf is called to rapidly carry aid from nervous headaches, giddiness, palpitations etc. it is an homeopathic remedy, Rue is used in the treatment of various illness including, headache, eye strain and sprains.