Roses can mend a broken heart, aid in the recovery of a cold, and make your skin look more youthful. If you ever find yourself day-dreaming about taking a bath with rose petals, it’s because it’s in your ancestry. Roses have symbolic, metaphysical and medicinal properties that have been a part of the human existence since ancient civilization. Some of the women who have been treasured as the most beautiful, mysterious and appealing were lovers of the rose. These women understood the quiet healing properties these beautiful flowers possessed on a cosmic level.