Rose Oil in Skin Care
The rich molecular composition of rose oil makes it one of the most beneficial essential oils for skin care and personal care products. Our Bulgarian Rose Oil has strong healing, restoring and anti-aging properties in very concentrated form; adds vitality and balance.
Pure rose oil has been used for centuries for its beautifying properties. One of its most important properties is that is helps skin stay younger for longer. Thanks to the unique combination of antioxidants like citronellol and geraniol, the pure rose oil helps diminish signs of aging and slows down the free radical damage that causes aging. That makes it beneficial for dry, mature and sensitive skin. It enhances natural skin glow and radiance and helps with superficial broken capillaries and scars, as well as eczema and rosea.
It moisturizes and purifies skin by pulling toxins out of its outer layers.
Also, rose oil has strong antibacterial and balancing properties when applied externally.
Add rose oil to any moisturizer (cream or lotion) to rejuvenate and balance skin and improve texture.
Another great treat for skin is a facial steam with 1-4 drops of rose oil to detoxify and clear pores and refresh face.
Rose Oil in Aromatherapy
Rose oil is unique among all essential oils for aromatherapy. It has been used for centuries for its mesmerizing aroma and therapeutic effect. The 17th century famous English physician and herbalist Nikolas Culpeper wrote that rose oil helps strengthen the heart – physically and emotionally. He recommended it against headaches and overall fatigue and mentioned its cooling, soothing and astringent effects.
Vibration of Rose Oil
The vibration frequency of essential oil reflects its bio-energy or life force and it determines its therapeutic value. The rose oil has extremely high vibration frequency (320mhz). It is actually the highest vibration frequency of all essential oils on the planet, which makes it one of the most beneficial therapeutic essential oils.
In aromatherapy rose oil is thought to inspire mental calmness and emotional stability. The rose aroma is comforting, balancing, and rejuvenating. It is widely believed that rose oil has strong anti-depressant and uplifting properties – it is said that it invokes feelings of joy, happiness, hope and love.
Rose oil is also known as “women’s oil” helping with hormonal and menstrual problems and imbalances. Since the dawn of time, rose oil has been considered one of the most potent natural aphrodisiacs.
Rose Oil is also used for spiritual attunement and is widely used for meditation and prayer. It is known to strengthen and balance the heart chakra and inspire positive feelings and promotes spiritual growth.
Tip: A drop applied to the heart, throat and third eye deepens any meditation.
Rose Oil and Love – Aromatherapy for Romance
The rose has been a symbol of love, beauty, passion and romance for thousands of years. It has been praised by ancient Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians in their quest for love and has been associated with the divine.
The rose is also known as the flower of seduction because it attracts love and promotes self-confidence. Cleopatra and Josephine Bonaparte are just two of the many great seductresses to utilize the rose fragrance to seduce lovers.
Also, this gentle flower is connected with domestic peace and happiness. That is why rose petals are scattered at weddings to ensure happy marriage and love.
Although, rose oil has many therapeutic properties, many underestimate the fact that it is one of the strongest aphrodisiacs found in nature. It has the potential to induce love, romance and desire. It helps stimulate libido and improve sex life.
Tip: The best way to use Rose Oil in a romantic bath is to mix it with salts or milk (that helps to disperse the oil water). Use just 5 to 10 drops and enjoy an aromatic bath to enhance the romance, alleviate stress and tension, relax and uplift the spirits.
Rose Oil in Perfumery
Perhaps no flower aroma has been more recognized and used in perfumery as that of a rose. It has been used for centuries as a luxury and a costly perfume. Because of its multilayered complex fragrance, and strong therapeutic properties, rose oil is a great centerpiece to any personal perfume.
Rose oil will add natural sweet warmth; dept and balance to flower blends and it will add richness to any perfume. It blends well with jasmine, neroli, sandalwood, ylang-ylang, chamomile and geranium.
Perfumery tip: Making an essential oil perfume at home is easy. Such blends are captivating and carry the therapeutic benefits of flowers as opposed to synthetic commercial perfumes. A simple rose perfume would contain 95% alcohol or carrier oil and 5% rose essential oil.