Mountain Rose Herbs

Rose Absolute (solvent extracted)

Rosa damascena Origin: Bulgaria

Rose Absolute (solvent extracted)


Botanical Name

Rosa damascena

Common Method Of Extraction

Solvent extracted (Alcohol)

Parts Used

Flower petals

Note Classification



Rich, sweet, spicy-floral, tenacious

Largest Producing Countries

Bulgaria, Turkey, and France

Traditional Use

Used mostly in the fragrance industry.


Antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, depurative, emmenagogue, sedative, tonic

Blends Well With

Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, patchouli, petitgrain, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Of Interest

There are some 250 species of rose, and over 10,000 different hybrid varieties. Only three are commonly used for oil extraction.

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant. Not for internal use.


This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.