Rose Absolute (solvent extracted)
Botanical Name: Rosa damascena
Common Method Of Extraction: Solvent extracted (Alcohol)
Parts Used: Flower petals
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Rich, sweet, spicy-floral, tenacious
Largest Producing Countries: Bulgaria, Turkey, and France
Traditional Use: Used mostly in the fragrance industry.
Properties: 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.