Botanical binomial: Rosa damascena
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
Part of plant used in production: Flower
Methods of production: Solvent Extraction
Description: Rosa damascena is a deciduous shrub with fragrant, pink flowers.
Characteristics: Rose absolute is a viscous deep red-orange liquid with a strong floral aroma with sweet notes.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, antiviral and anti-microbial
Constituents: Phenethyl alcohol, citronellol, geraniol, eugenol, stearoptene.
Uses: Traditionally, rose absolute has a calming and uplifting properties used to treat depression, anxiety, frigidity and stress. As well as its cooling and soothing properties making it excellent for aiding in dry, hot, inflamed, or itchy skin.
Blends well with: Amyris, Peru Balsam, Bergamot, most citrus oils, Beeswax, Black Pepper, Cassie, Cedarwood, Roman Chamomile, Clary Sage, Galbanum, Geranium, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Laurel leaf, Lavender, Melissa, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Violet Leaf, Ylang Ylang.
Safety: Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.