Mountain Rose Herbs

Rose, Chinese Essential Oil

Rosa rugosa Origin: China

Rose, Chinese Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Rosa rugosa

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used*

Flower Petals

Note Classification



Deep, soft, hypnotic, honey-spicy

Largest Producing Countries


Traditional Use

Used throughout the fragrance industry. The oil is also used as an aphrodisiac.


Antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, sedative, stomachic, tonic

Blends Well With

Bay, cardamom, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, jasmine, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, sandalwood, ylang ylang

Of Interest

The term attar or otto means essential oil.

Safety Data

Generally considered safe.


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.