Botanical Name: Rosa Damascena
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
Extraction Method: Steam distillation of petals
Scent Profile:The scent of the coveted Bulgarian rose carries various overtones of wood, set in a powdery floral base. Oriental notes add to its rich intensity, while a soft and full underlying sweetness seals its status as the scent of romance and femininity.
The aromatic rose is well-known for its aphrodisiac properties that help to set a romantic mood while reducing related symptoms such as erectile dysfunction. It also alleviates the symptoms of muscular spasms resulting from physical strain, as well as the effects of Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) such as nausea and abdominal cramps.
|Balances hormones||Encourages cell renewal|
|Boosts libido||Improves blood circulation|
|Reduces depression||Regulates muscular spasms|
Skin renewal and brightening: The naturally-occurring anti-oxidants in rose essential oil protect the skin from photoaging and allow damaged skin to heal at a faster rate. It promotes skin cell regeneration, revealing fresh, unblemished skin.
Tighten and tone:Rose essential oil can be used in skin care to prevent loose or saggy skin as it has natural functions as an astringent – making blood vessels, skin, and tissue contract.
Hydrating and softening:The emollient properties of rose, combined with its ability to regulate hormones, helps to maintain the natural skin hydration to keep skin soft and supple.
Prevent hair loss: By tightening skin tissue and balancing hormones to regulate sebum production, rose essential oil strengthens hair roots for a healthier head of hair.
- In a nebuliser
- In an oil burner
- In baths or inhalation
Rose oil blends well with clary sage, eucalyptus, elemi, frankincense, lavender, lemon, geranium, sandalwood and ylang ylang.