The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea.
It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic
and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||Cabbage rose, Provence rose, Rose de Mai|
|Scientific name||Rosa centifolia|
|INCI name||Rosa Centifolia Flower Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||서양장미꽃추출물|
|Used part||Flower /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||hair care / anti-oxidant /|
|Known active compounds||anthocyanins, catechin, rutin, vitamin C, flavonoid glycosides|
Rosa centifolia is a complex hybrid first developed by rose breeders in Netherlands in 16th century. It iscommonly called cabbage rose due to the large globular blooms with many overlapping petals similarto cabbage leaves. This plant is very popular due to its delicate fragrance. Rose has a long history ofmedicinal use. It is a mild sedative, anti-inflammatory, and anti-depressant agents. In Western HerbalMedicine, the petals are used to treat skin problems, both as a tea and as an extract. A syrup is madefrom the fruits and petals to soothe infants’ digestion and ease constipation. R. centifolia oil is used incosmetics and skin care products. The edible parts, petals, and fruits, are used in cooking.Anti-oxidant activities by radical scavenging such as DPPH scavenging, superoxide anion radicalscavenging and metal chelation, reducing power activity were shown from the ethanolic extract of R.centifolia flower, which might be attributed to the presence of bioactive compounds in the flowers. Itwas also reported that R. centifolia petal extracts are effective on scalp seborrheic dermatitis in ashampoo formula.