Botanical source: Rosa damascena
Plant part used: The flower
Origin: Kazanlak valley, Bulgaria
Production: Selective cultivation
Extraction method: Solvent extraction (hexane)
Note: Rose absolute becomes solid at colder temperatures and may not pour properly. It will liquefy when the bottle is warmed up, e.g. with warm water in a saucepan.
Fragrance profile: Intensely rosy-sweet and floral, with smooth, rich sweet-wood base notes. Rose absolute smells much like an actual rose flower, whereas Rose oil smells intensely honey-sweet.
Fragrance energy: Woody rosy-sweet
Properties: Harmonizing, centering, nourishing, restoring
Chinese Medicine function: To nourish the Blood, animate the Heart and harmonize the spirit
Complimentary blending: Rose, Rosewood, Palmarosa, Atlas cedarwood, Patchouli, Siam wood, Siberian fir, Hemlock spruce, Saro
For external use only. Properly dilute all essential oils in lotion or vegetable carrier oil before massage or other topical use. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health conditions, or are taking medications, please consult your healthcare provider prior to using essential oils.
I absolutely adore this. It is a treat to myself. I mix it with the rose in jojoba to make it extra, like me.