Last update Oct. 22, 2023
Very Low Risk
The petals and flower buds of the plant (Rosa centifolia, Rosa damascena, Rosa gallica, Rosa officinalis) are used. It contains essential oil with geraniol, citronellol, linalool, eugenol and nerol, tannins, gallic acid, flavonoids and anthocyanosides (cyanidol). It is used as a food seasoning in honey and in perfumery. In traditional medicine it is used in the treatment of oral-pharyngeal and skin inflammations. (Fitoterapia.net, EMA 2014)
At the time of the last update, we found no published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Plant devoid of toxicity. Topical and moderate systemic use are compatible with breastfeeding.
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