Traditional Malay medicine encompasses various kinds of ritual ceremonies intended to communicate with the world of spirits to determine whether the nature of an illness is physical or psychological. In such ceremonies, the aim is to summon and exorcise the spirits causing illness. A ritualist serves as a medium, and a small ensemble often provides the musical component.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Roses in traditional medicine

Many roses have been used in herbal and folk medicines from millennia. Chinese traditional medicine uses rose to treat stomach problems. Scientists are now investigating them for controlling cancer growth.

In addition to its pink flowers, sweet briar rose is highly valued for its scent and flavorful hips that persist well into winter.

In Malay traditional medicine, roses are being used for:
*Skin treatment
*Hair treatment
*Eye treatment
*Reduce blood pressure
*Digestion system
*Herbal tea etc.
Roses in traditional medicine 

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