Rose essential oil (Rosa damascena)


Appearance  oily transprent  fluid (heterogeneous mass below 23 °C)
Colour yellow   
Odor specific, of roses  
Relative density, g/cm3 from 0,848 to 0,880  
Refractive index (25 °C) from 1,452 to 1,470                        
Freezing point, °C from 16,0 to 23,0  
Ester value, mg KOH/g from 7,0 to 24  

Contents of characteristic ingredients (by GC), %:  
Citronellol from 20 to 34  
Nerol from 5 to 12  
Geraniol from 15 to 22  
Phenyl-ethyl alcohol not more than 3,5  
Nonadecane   from 8 to 15  
Henejcosane   from 3 to 5,5  
Heptadecane   from 1 to 2,5  


Therapeutic Properties: 
Rose essential oil is a great aphrodisiac and thus perfect to add spice to your love life. It is also known for its antispasmodic, antiviral and antiseptic therapeutic properties. Rose oil is very beneficial in curing eczema, stress, and menstrual problems. It serves like a tonic for the liver, heart, stomach and uterus. For coping with emotional problems, rose essential oil is the best remedy. It is of great use in boosting the circulation of blood in the body. Rose oil has excellent emollient properties for moisturizing the skin and included in products for dry, sensitive, and mature skin helps refine skin texture.