The Greek poet Sappho in the 6th century BC described Rose as being the 'Queen of the Flowers'.
Rose Otto is one of the most complex essential oils known. It contains more than 300 chemical compounds, of which the greater part is still unidentified.
It takes around 10,000 lbs of rose petals to distil one pound of oil.
Source: Rosa damascene is grown in Bulgaria.
Extraction: Rose Otto Absolute Oil is solvent extracted from the flowers of the plant.
Aroma: Rose Otto Absolute Oil has a very rich, deep, spicy floral scent.
Fragrance note: Middle.
Properties: Rose Otto Absolute Oil is antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, deodorant, disinfectant, diuretic, stomachic and tonic.
Rose Otto Absolute Oil is especially good used in skin preparations for dry, mature and sensitive skin. The uplifting and spirit balancing aroma makes it excellent for use in meditation.
Jojoba Oil contains Myristic acid which is used to help smooth wrinkles and improve the skins' elasticity. Jojoba Oil is an excellent skin conditioner and moisturiser and is rapidly absorbed. It is often used alone as a facial oil as it contains natural collagen, which is almost identical in structure to the collagen present in skin.
It is very good for dry hair, dry scalp and dry skin because it is deeply penetrating and easily absorbed.
Uses: Massage, baths, vaporization and may be added to base emollients. It is an ingredient in high-class perfumery and may also be used to fragrance candles, potpourri and room fresheners.
Caution: Avoid contact with eyes and sensitive areas. Do not swallow.