Essential Oil Rose
Perfumery Note: Middle
Botanical Name: Rosa damascena
Aromatic Description: Rose Essential Oil smells floral and sweet with an intense, concentrated rose aroma.
Consistency: Thick for the Rose Absolute, Thin for Rose Otto
Rose Essential Oil Uses:
Emotionally, Rose Essential Oil is helpful during times of stress. It is considered the choice oil for use during times of grief. It can be helpful for those that suffer from Post Traumatic Shock Disorder and varying levels of anxiety. When used in low concentrations, Rose Oil be helpful for insomnia. Rose Oil is considered an aphrodisiac.
Steam Distilled Rose Essential Oil is known as Rose Otto. Solvent Extracted Rose Oil is known as Rose Absolute. The CO2 extracted oil is known as Rose CO2 Extract and is superior in many ways to Rose Otto Essential Oil and Rose Absolute.
Rose Otto Essential Oil or Rose CO2 Extract are the preferred oil for topical aromatherapy applications because Rose Absolute may contain trace amounts of residual solvent.
Rose Absolute is often favored by fragrance formulators and perfumists for its fragrance and aromatic strength.