The plant is recognized as a remedy for infertile women, asthma and diseases of the respiratory system and digestive system, hemorrhoids, kidney stones and it cleanses the stomach and prevents miscarriage. The main attribute of the rose is associated with birth and it was used to make a drug to prevent the pain of giving birth and as a charm for protection. The Egyptian village women would submerge the plant in water at the onset of a baby’s birth to assure that the birthing process is complementary to the opening of the flower.
Jericho Rose has the amazing ability to preserve its seeds for years and to come to life again upon receiving water. Due to that quality it has been nicknamed “The Resurrection Plant” symbolizing the resurrection of Jesus.