Rose Otto Absolute 5% in Jojoba, Essential Oil

Price: $13.25
otto rose 5%

Rosa damascena flower, (food grade) solvent extracted, 5% in Certified Organically Grown Jojoba oil Simmondsia Chinensis.

Aroma: strongly floral, sweet. Many people have never smelled a true rose oil. Rose Bulgarian Absolute has a very complex, sweet floral scent.

I use it for hormone balancing and grounding. - TTF

History: Bulgaria has over a 300-year tradition in essential rose oil distillation. Approximately 4000 kilograms of petals are required to produce 1 kilogram of pure rose oil. Its exotic nature and value were appreciated in ancient times by the Greeks, Chinese, Indians, Persians and Romans. All documentation indicates that their medical applications of the essential oil were identical to those that exist today.

Common Uses: Rose Otto Absolute is a very common oil in the perfume and aromatic industry. Aromatherapists also credit it with being an exotic aphrodisiac, an emollient in skincare products, and a balancer of the spirit.

Possible Uses: Depression, eczema, frigidity, mature skin, menopause, stress. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 57-67.]

Constituents of Rose Otto: Citronellol, Geraniol, Nerol, Farnesol, Esters, Rose Oxide, Limonene, Myrcene, Pinene [Shirley Price, The Aromatherapy Workbook (Hammersmith, London: Thorsons, 1993), 54-5.]

Colour: Deep Red for the Absolute

Consistency: Thick for the Absolute

Perfumery Note: Base

Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong

Safety Information: Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand does not indicate any special precautions when using this oil. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 210.]

Notes: It is important to note that all absolutes are extremely concentrated by nature. They should not be evaluated in this state unless you are accustomed to the undiluted fragrance. For those trying absolutes for the first time, we strongly recommend they be evaluated in dilution. Otherwise, the complexity of the fragrance - particularly the rare and exotic notes - becomes lost.

The fragrance always remains on the hand that gives the rose. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Photo thanks to Виолетова [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

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