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.
Safety: For external use only. Should be diluted prior to skin application. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May cause skin irritation for some individuals, a skin patch test is recommended prior to use. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy.