Effective Defense Against Urban Pollutans
Rosa damascena is a rose belonging to the genus Rosa belonging to the Rosaceae family, and is an ancient plant with fossils dating back 30 million years. Isparta Rose (Rosa damascena) is a rose species with intense fragrance and vivid colors that grows in high yield in Isparta province of Turkey. It has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiseptic properties, moisturizes the skin and contributes to skin tightening.
Isparta meets 65% of the world’s rose production and is the city where the largest rose production is made. ACTV Biotechnology has developed ProliCell Rose by combining the activities of Isparta Rose grown in Isparta with ProliCell Technology.
A Healing Beauty, Cleopatra's Secret Rose, Rose damascena...
According to Mesopotamian cuneiform tablets, the first use of the rose by
humans goes back 5,000 years. Thanks to its beautiful scent and medicinal
value, the rose has been the subject of legends since ancient times and has
been an indispensable flower for those who are after a good scent. In ancient
times, rose gardens were as important as wheat fields and orchards for the
Phoenicians, Greeks and Romans.
Ancient physicians used rose in their prescriptions due to its therapeutic
properties. Famous physician Hippocrates used rose petals in the treatment of
skin diseases. In addition to the healing effects of the rose in skin diseases, it
has also had special place in the beauty formulas of women throughout history.
It is known that Cleopatra loved roses and decorated her milk baths with rose
petals. The use of the rose reached its peak in the Roman Empire Period. The
rose has also become an indispensable part of the beauty rituals of Ottoman
women. A large amount of rose water was used in the palace for skin cleansing,
moisturizing, removing wrinkles, healing wounds and diseases on the skin.