Rosa laevigata Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Cherokee rose

Rosa laevigata is a white, fragrant rose native to southern China and Taiwan south to Laos and Vietnam, and invasive in the United States.

Rosa laevigata

Medical use

Economic importance of Rosa laevigata

Environmental ornamental
Human food beverage base sugar
Materials tanin/dyestuf
Medicines folklore

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indo-China: Vietnam

Biological activities

ACE-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Allergenic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Alpha-Amylase-Inhibitor
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Analgesic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Anorexic
Arsenic found in Fruit (0.17 ppm)
Anthelmintic
Tannin found in Fruit
AntiBPH
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
AntiCFS
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
AntiHIV
Tannin found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
AntiLyme
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
AntiMS
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
AntiPMS
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Antiacne
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiacrodermatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiaggregant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiakathisic
Iron found in Fruit (40 ppm)
Antialcoholic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiallergic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Antialopecic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antialzheimeran
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antianemic
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Iron found in Fruit (40 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Antianginal
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiangiogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antianorectic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antianorexic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antianxiety
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiaphthic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Antiarrhythmic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Antiarthritic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiasthmatic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antibacterial
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Tannin found in Fruit
Anticalculic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Anticancer
Tannin found in Fruit
Anticanker
Iron found in Fruit (40 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Anticariogenic
Tannin found in Fruit
Anticataract
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Anticephalagic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Anticheilitic
Iron found in Fruit (40 ppm)
Anticlimacteric
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Anticoagulant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Anticoeliac
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Anticold
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Anticolitic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Anticonvulsant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Anticoronary
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antidandruff
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antidementia
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antidepressant
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Tannin found in Fruit
Antidiscotic
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Tannin found in Fruit
Antidysgeuzic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antidyskinetic
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Antidysmenorrheic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antieczemic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiencephalopathic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antienterotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiepileptic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antifatigue
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Antifibromyalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antifibrotic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antifuruncular
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antigastrotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antihangover
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Tannin found in Fruit
Antihyperkinetic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antihypertensive
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Tannin found in Fruit
Antihypoglycemic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiimpotence
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiinfective
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiinfertility
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antiinsomniac
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antileishmanic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Antilepric
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antileukonychic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antilipolytic
Tannin found in Fruit
Antilithic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antilymphomic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antimaculitic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antimastalgic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Iron found in Fruit (40 ppm)
Antimetastatic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antimigraine
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antimitral-valve-prolapse
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Tannin found in Fruit
Antinephritic
Tannin found in Fruit
Antinephrolytic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antineuropathic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antineurotic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antinociceptive
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Antinyctalopic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiobesity
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiophidic
Tannin found in Fruit
Antiosteoporotic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiototic
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Antioxidant
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Tannin found in Fruit
Antiperiodontitic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiplaque
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiprolactin
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiprostatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiradicular
Tannin found in Fruit
Antirenitic
Tannin found in Fruit
Antiretinopathic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiseborrheic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antiseptic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antispare-Tire
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Antispasmophilic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antistomatitic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antistress
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Antistroke
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Antisyndrome-X
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antitic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Antitinnitic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antitriglyceride
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antitubercular
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Antitumor-Promoter
Tannin found in Fruit
Antitumor
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Tannin found in Fruit
Antiulcer
Tannin found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Antiviral
Tannin found in Fruit
Anxiolytic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Astringent
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Bacteristat
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Beta-Blocker
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Bruchiphobe
Malic-acid found in Fruit
CNS-Depressant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Calcium-Antagonist
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Calcium-Channel-Blocker
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Tannin found in Fruit
Carcinogenic
Tannin found in Fruit
Cardioprotective
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Cardiotoxic
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Chelator
Tannin found in Fruit
Collagenic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Contraceptive
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Copper-Antagonist
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Fruit
Deodorant
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Disinfectant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Diuretic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Ergogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
FLavor
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Fruit
Hemopoietic
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Hemostat
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Hepatoprotective
Tannin found in Fruit
Hypertensive
Sodium found in Fruit (73 ppm)
Hypocholesterolemic
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Hypoglycemic
Manganese found in Fruit (59 ppm)
Hypotensive
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Immunostimulant
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Immunosuppressant
Tannin found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Insulinogenic
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Irritant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Laxative
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Leptingenic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Fruit
Litholytic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
MAO-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Fruit
Mucogenic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Mycobactericide
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Myorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
NF-kB-Inhibitor
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Neurotransmitter
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Odontolytic
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Fruit
Pesticide
Arsenic found in Fruit (0.17 ppm)
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Tannin found in Fruit
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Prooxidant
Iron found in Fruit (40 ppm)
Psychotropic
Tannin found in Fruit
Refrigerant
Citric-acid found in Fruit
Schizophrenigenic
Copper found in Fruit (9 ppm)
Sialogogue
Malic-acid found in Fruit
Spermigenic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Testosteronigenic
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Tranquilizer
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Trichomonicide
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Uterorelaxant
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Vasodilator
Calcium found in Fruit (7620 ppm)
Magnesium found in Fruit (2830 ppm)
Potassium found in Fruit (13000 ppm)
Vulnerary
Zinc found in Fruit (15 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Tannin found in Fruit

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Arsenic Fruit 0.17
Calcium Fruit 7,620
Citric-acid Fruit
Copper Fruit 8 9
Iron Fruit 40
Magnesium Fruit 2,830
Malic-acid Fruit
Manganese Fruit 59
Potassium Fruit 13,000
Saponin Fruit
Sodium Fruit 73
Tannin Fruit
Zinc Fruit 15
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]