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Rose (Rosa damascena)

What is Rose?

Rose oil is the essential oil extracted from the petals of various types of roses. Sourced from the Rosa damascena plant, it contains the flower’s aromatic compounds. Because those compounds are thought to possess healing properties, rose essential oil is used for a number of health-related purposes.Rose oil is extracted through steam distillation. It has been used in perfumery for generations in Persia, where the rose was  probably first cultivated.

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Aroma

Strong, floral and sweet

Plant Properties

Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, anti-bactericidal, cholagogue, cicatrisant, depurative, emenagogue, haemostatic, hepatic, laxative, and nervine

Benefits

Reduces stress, alleviates anxiety, prevents depression, aids in menopausal symptoms, reduces menstrual cramps, enhances libido, boosts mood, improves memory and reduces wrinkles.

Blends with:

Balsam of Peru, bergamot, clove, geranium, eranium rose, jasmine, mandarin, neroli, sandalwood, vetiver, and ylang ylang oils

News

Rose Oil Earns Star Status for Relieving Depression and Stress

Rose Aromatherapy Significantly Benefits Patients in the Quality of Sleep