Rosa moschata

Synonym ► R. brunonii Lindl.

Family ► Rosaceae.

Habitat ► Central and Western Himalayas, ascending to 3,000 m.

English ► Himalayan Musk Rose. (Flowers—white, fruit—orange red or dark brown.)

Ayurvedic ► Kubjaka (non-classical).

Action ► Plant—used in bilious affections, irritation of the skin and eye diseases. Rose water and otto is extracted from the flowers in Himachal Pradesh.

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