Rose absolute Bulgarian has a rich and deep rosy-spicy, honey-like aroma. It is distilled from the petals of the Bulgarian rose, which is considered to be the highest quality rose available. An uplifting and nurturing oil, Rose absolute can give a feeling of happiness and well-being. It is also used in skincare and for treating female related problems.
- Latin Name
- Rosa Damascena
- A concrete and absolute by solvent extraction from the fresh petals.
- Citronellol, geraniol, nerol, stearopten, phenyl ethanol, farnesol among others.
This small thorn-bearing shrub can grow up to 2 metres in height, has fragrant pink blooms and creamy-white hairy leaves.
The rose is well known for its healing virtures and was used for a wide range of complaints such as menstrual problems, headaches, nervous tension, liver congestion, poor circulation, fever and skin infections to name a few.