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Rose, Bulgarian Essential Oil

Rosa damascena Origin: Bulgaria

Rose, Bulgarian Essential Oil

Overview

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.