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Name Rose Essential Oil, Bulgaria
Category Essential Oils
Species Rosa damascena Mill. (4 cultivars), fam. Rosaceae
Method Steam Distillation
Rose Essential Oil, Bulgaria
Rose Essential Oil, Bulgaria, (Rosa damascena), (high in citronellol) is very different from Rosa centifolia high in (phenyl ethanol).
Phenylethylic Alcohol [0-2%]
Action: Rose is anti-inflammatory, prevents and reduce scarring, and balances and elevates the mind.
Traditional Uses: Rose has been used for the skin for thousands of years. The Arab physician, Avicenna, was responsible for first distilling rose oil, eventually authoring an entire book on the healing attributes of the rose water derived from the distillation of rose. Throughout much of ancient history, the oil was produced by enfleurage, a process of pressing the petals along with a vegetable oil to extract the essence. Today, however, almost all rose oils are solvent extracted.
NOTE: The Bulgarian Rosa damascena (high in citronellol) is very differnent from Morrocan Rosa centifolia (high in phenyl ethanol). They have different colors, aromas, and therapeutic actions.
Other Uses: Rose oil may help asthma, chronic bronchitis, herpes simplex, impotence, scarring, sexual debilities, skin diseases, and wrinkles.
Application: Diffuse or apply topically.
Fragrant Influence: The beautiful fragrance of rose is intoxicating and aphrodisiac-like. Rose essential oil helps bring balance and harmony, allowing on to overcome insecurities. Rose oil is stimulating and elevating to the mind, creating a sense of well-being.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult physican.