General Properties of Rose Oil
Bulgarian Rose Otto is known for its aphrodisiac, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic and astringent actions. The rose oil creates a feeling of calm and well-being. Also antidepressant, antiseptic, antiviral, sedative, tonic and an appetite regulator. Rose oil is often used to treat skin problems, asthma, coughs, depression, headache and insomnia. Rose otto blends well with many high-quality oils including Lavender, Neroli, Jasmine, Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang, and many others. Rose otto is also considered to be very safe and is among the least toxic of all essential oils.
NOTE: Please familiarize with rose oil before use and always consult with your doctor or an experienced aromatherapist in advance.
Rose Oil Characteristics
Rose otto is steamed distilled and has a pale yellow color. The primary base notes are deep, sweet and floral with spicy middle notes. Rose oil combines well with just about any other oil for either fragrance or medicinal actions. Rose otto’s primary constituents are citronellol, geraniol and nerol.
Rose Otto from the
“Queen of Flowers”
Known as the finest rose oil or “rose otto” in the world, the Bulgarian Rose Oil has been distilled for over 300 years. The exact origin of the damask rose can not be traced however there are fossil records which show roses have existed for millions of years. It is the oldest cultivated European plant in the United States and has been called the Queen of Flowers all over the world. Uses of rose oils date back to the ancient civilizations of Persia, Asia, Greece, Rome and Egypt. Rose oil has always been and still is a symbol of love and beauty.
Rose Oil Applications
- Perfumery and cosmetics – Rose oil is one of the primary ingredients in world’s most famous perfumes.
- Skin – All types of skin conditions from dry skin to eczema and aging skin. Rose oil softens and improves tone and texture.
- Digestive system – Nausea.
- Respiratory – Asthma and allergies
- Women’s complaints – Irregular menses, leucorrhoea, uterine disorders, cramps.
- Sexual – Frigidity, impotence, nerves. Rose oil is very useful in many sensual blends.
- Emotional – Anxiety and stress related complaints including headache and insomnia. The rose oil calms, works against depression andis mood lifting.
- Rose oil is used in Ayurvedic medicine to balance and harmonize all three doshas.
Rose Oil in Aromatherapy
The essential rose oil has psychotherapeutic, antidepressant, heart/circulatory stimulating, regulating and soothing qualities that make it widely used in aromatherapy. It restores the general balance of the body, boosts concentration, and uplifts the spirit.
Bulgarian Rose Oil is good for improving circulation and as a digestive tonic. It helps relieve PMS, menopausal problems, broken veins, constipation, nausea, gastric ulcers and liver problems. It is know to calm puffy skin, alleviate dry and itchy, chapped, sensitive or inflamed skin and beautifying wrinkled and ageing skin.
When added to bathwater or vaporizer/burner
Bulgarian Rose Oil relieves stress related or emotional problems including depression, postnatal depression, nervous tension and insomnia. As an aphrodisiac the rose otto can help with low libido and impotence problems.
Rose Oil in Perfumery
Bulgarian Rose Oil (otto) is a key ingredient used by world’s leading fragrance houses and designers for many famous perfumes:
- Flower by Kenzo
- Brilliant White Diamonds by
- Gloria by Cacharel
- White Linen Breeze by Estee Lauder
- Classique by Jean Paul Gautier
- COCO by Channel
- Chic by Carolina Herrera
- Silences by Jacomo
- Y by Yves Saint Laurent
- Addict by Dior
- Faberge by Faberge
- Lauren by Ralph Lauren
- Green Tea by Bulgari
- Ultraviolet by Paco Rabanne
and many others
Rose Oil in Cosmetics
Bulgarian Rose Oil has anti-inflammatory properties, as well as refreshing, moisturizing, and regeneration effects on the skin. This makes rose oil an important component in a variety of cosmetic products, such as Creams, Lotions, Ointments, Toiletry, Soaps, and Hair-care products.
Rose Oil Warnings
For external use only. Keep away from children. Avoid eye contact. Do not use during pregnancy. Not intended to diagnose, cure, prevent or treat any disease. Familiarize with pure essential oils before use.