Common Name: Rose
Latin Name: Rosa damascena
Aroma: The aroma from this rose will take you back to a time when you might have grown roses or even been in a garden surrounded by roses. The light and delicate yet sweet aroma of the rose petals shine through in this absolute. It whispers of sweet powdery fresh petals being blown gently in the wind....rejuvenation, rebirth, and relaxation all wrapped up into a single drop.
It is definitely a powerful yet feminine absolute to be reckoned with. If you are looking to inspire your inner goddess, this is definitely your best choice! The aroma is best enjoyed in dilution or even on a scent/fragrance stick.
Blends with: Allspice, Most Citrus oils, Black Pepper, Roman Chamomile, Cinnamon Bark, Clary Sage, Geranium, Helichrysum, Alligator Juniper, Lavender, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain bigarade, Mandarin Petitgrain, Virginia Cedarwood, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang.
Energetic Qualities: Rose is definitely of Venus and is cooling offer to soothe anger/aggression. It is balancing, calming during stressful transitions, helps take the load off the nervous system, rejuvenating, heals deep despair, soothes and heals the heart, provides strength through rebirth, and is the epitome of love.
Recommended applications: Diffuse, topical application using safe dilution ratios, steam inhalation, inhaler.
Aromatherapist Notes: Rose is known for and touted as having many effects such as calming/soothing, purifying the reproductive system, hormone balancing during menopause, and even cooling for hot flashes (use the mist). I have used it for emotional and uplifting blends and sometimes in a luxurious lotion. Rose can be used in skin care preparations and for the pure floral beauty of the aroma. In fact, it is frequently used in creams or serums for the face.
Extraction Method: Solvent, flowers
Shelf Life: About 5 years
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
RDS2105 May 2021 Currently available
RDS16 July 2016
Safety Data: This rose absolute contains 0.16% methyleugenol. Robert Tisserand recommends a topical dilution of no more than 0.6% for a 3.3% methyleugenol content. For this current batch our daily dermal maximum is approximately 1.5%. This dilution rate will change if blending with other oils that contain methyleugenol so be mindful when blending with those oils.
California Prop 65 Statement: This product contains essential oil constituents on the CA Prop 65 list of toxic chemicals. This product conforms to the reporting requirements of California Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986). We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above mentioned regulations via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).