Rosa damascena Rose is one of the best all-purpose oils, it looks after your heart and digestive system, while being the most wonderful remedy for female problems and one of the best oils to use on the skin. It has antidepressant properties and can help alleviate anxiety, stress, nervous tension and help people deal with emotional problems such as anger, grief, sadness, and loss.
ROSE (Flowers) Rosa damascena
Rose damascena, absolute is a reddish orange viscous liquid with a deep, rich, sweet, rosy-spicy honey-like fragrance it is elegant and romantic it inspires and brightens the heart. It takes about 60,000 roses, (about 40,000 kilograms) to make 1 litre of rose oil.
Although this Essential Oil may not sell as much as lavender oil, partly due to the cost, it is one of the best all-purpose oils to have around. It not only fights depression, grief, anger and fear, but looks after your heart and digestive system, while being the most wonderful remedy for female problems and one of the best oils to use on the skin.
Rose oil stimulates the skin, while moisturizing and hydrating. It boosts all skin types and is particularly beneficial for dry, mature inflamed and sensitive skin. It helps to reduce skin redness, fight inflammation and its astringent properties act as a general skin tonic.
This oil soothes and balances the mind. It has antidepressant properties and can help alleviate anxiety, stress, nervous tension and help people deal with emotional problems such as anger, grief, sadness, and loss.
It is one of the best oils for treating female reproductive problems, PMT, menopausal symptoms and irregular periods.
It is also beneficial for the physical heart and the respiratory and digestive systems. It can also help with headaches and migraines and is reputed to have aphrodisiac properties.
Rose Essential Oil is used primarily for therapeutic body massage. Massaging with rose oil improves the blood and lymph circulation in the body. It also enhances the activity of glands, muscles and nervous systems, thus rose oil rejuvenates the skin and body. It also protects the skin from psoriasis, eczema and any other skin ailments.
It is beneficial is treating cramps and pains; add a few drops of rose oil in cold or hot water, dip an absorbent cloth in this water and use this as a compress on the affected body area. It gives relief from muscle cramps, menstrual and body aches.
It is very effective in relieving the symptoms of cough and asthma. It provides relief from hay fever, liver congestion and nausea; it is very useful in relieving the symptoms of cough and asthma. It stimulates the digestive system by aiding digestion process.
Rose Essential Oil blends well with
It blends well with most oils, but particularly well with Chamomile Roman, Clove Bud, Geranium, Jasmine, Orange sweet, Palmarosa and Sandalwood
The therapeutic properties of damask rose oil are antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, choleretic, cicatrisant, depurative, emmenagogue, haemostatic, hepatic, laxative, nervous system sedative, stomachic and a tonic for the heart, liver, stomach and uterus.
Therapeutic properties explained
The chemical composition of Rose Essential Oil is one of the most complex and contains more than 300 known compounds, yet the main chemical components of rose oil can be listed as – A typical chemical composition of Rose Absolute Essential Oil: (-)-citronellol (34-55%), phenyl ethanol (1.5-3%), geraniol and nerol (30-40%), farnesol (0.2-2%), stearpoten (16-22%) with traces of nonanol, linalool, nonanal, phenylacetaldehyde, citral, carvone, citrene.
Our Rose starts it journey in Bulgaria as a ‘concrete’, which is made by solvent extraction, after which an ‘absolute’ is obtained from the concrete, by separation with alcohol.
Rose Absolute may irritate sensitive skin due to the solvent extraction method. DO NOT USE DURING PREGNANCY.