ROSE

(Rosa damascena)

Rose is an incredibly luxurious essential oil that comes from petals of the rose. It is a calming oil which soothes headaches, stress and mental fatigue. It can be used by itself as a perfume and is used as a note in many high-end perfumes. Rose is a great choice if you’re looking for an oil to help relax the senses.

Aromatic Profile

Rose smells intensely floral and sweet. It blends well with most oils and is useful for ‘rounding off’ blends.

Uses
It has phenomenal skin care properties for dry, sensitive and mature complexions and can also be used to treat inflammation and eczema. It can assist with menopause symptoms and provide relief from cramps and other hormonal issues. With sedative properties it can bring relief from insomnia, helping you to feel refreshed in the morning after a good sleep.

Safety

  • Non-toxic
  • Non-irritant
  • Non-sensitising


References

AromaWeb, Rose Oil: Rose Otto Essential Oil, Rose CO2 Extract and Rose Absolute, https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/rose-oil.asp

Lawless, J 2013, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Conari Press, San Francisco.

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