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Rose Otto

Rose Otto


Pure, Therapeutic Rose Otto (French Rose) essential oil

Botanical name :   Rosa centifolia

Extraction method / Source :  Steam Distillation / Flowers

Aroma :  Floral, rich, sensual, sweet

Note classification :  Middle to Base      Odor Intensity :  4

Key constituents :  Citronellol,  geraniol, neral, nerol       

Plant description :    Botanical family : Rosaceae        Rose is a prickly shrub native to Europe and Western Asia.  It grows to 8 feet in height, produces dark green glossy leaves and highly fragrant flowers.

Regions of Production :  France

Growing Practices :  Cultivated without the use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

Properties :    Antidepressant, aphrodisiac, regenerative, rejuvenative, sedative, tonic (Battaglia, 2003).             Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.

Uses / Benefits : Useful as an antidepressant, Rose is calming and helps relieve stress. Helps balance the female hormone and reproductive system. It is healing to skin, promotes healthy skin cell regeneration, helpful for dry, sensitive and inflamed skin.  Widely used in natural perfume making.

Modes of Administration :    Topical :  massage, compress, creams, lotions.      Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer, aromatherapy inhaler

Fragrant influences:   Calming, helpful for shock and grief, uplifting.  Helps to transform sexual love into spiritual love and tolerance. Helps to heal emotional wounds, especially heartache and jealousy.

Safety :   Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing

Blends well with :    Bay, Benzoin, Cardamom, Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang

History / Fun Facts :   Approximately 4000 kg of rose flowers are used to produce 1 kg of rose essential oil.   Rose is one of the most complex essential oils known, containing over 300 chemical compounds.

TIMELESS Essential Oils - Authentic Aromatherapy Source  :  We guarantee the purity and quality of all our therapeutic oils.  Current Certificate of Analysis is available upon request.  All essential oils are best stored in airtight containers away from heat and light.

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Notice : This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease, and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.

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