Rosa damascena. This delicate flower is not to be taken lightly. There is a lot of strength in kindness, and that is how I see and feel the power of the rose, in its kindness and gentleness. Some of the properties of its oil: aphrodisiac, general tonic, antidepressant, sedative, astringent, emmenagogue, antiviral, antiseptic. Marguerite Maury said that rose has a great influence on the female sexual organs by cleansing and regulating their functions rather than by stimulus.