Mountain Rose Herbs

Rose, Bulgarian Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Rosa damascena

Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled

Parts Used: Flower petals

Note Classification: Middle

Aroma: Very rich, deep, sweet-floral, slightly spicy

Largest Producing Countries: Bulgaria, Turkey, and France

Traditional Use: Mainly used in the fragrance industry. The distilled oil is also known for its sedative and aphrodisiac effects.

Properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, antifingal, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, cholagogue, deodorant, disinfectant, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, tonic

Blends Well With: Benzoin, bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, fennel, geranium, ginger, helichrysum, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, patchouli, petitgrain, sandalwood, ylang ylang, vetiver

Of Interest: It takes around 10,000 lbs of rose petals to distill one pound of oil.

Safety Data: Generally considered safe.

Disclaimer:
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.

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