Rose Petal Essential Oil *Bulgaria* (Rose Otto, Rosa Damascena)
HIGH ALTITUDE NATURALS TM Rose Petal Essential Oil is steam distilled (without use of any chemical solvents) from the petals of Damascus Rose (Rosa Damascena) and is composed of hundreds of components. Why Damascus Roses? It is because they are the most fragrant ones and are believed to be the original roses with strongest aroma and highest oil content. The use of the rose is far and varied. It has a long history in its use in folk remedies, especially in the area of skincare. It is suitable for all skin types, but it is especially valuable for dry, sensitive or aging skins. It has a tonic and astringent effect on the capillaries just below the skin surface, which makes it useful in diminishing the redness caused by enlarged capillaries. Rose petals are an excellent source of vitamins A, B3, C, D and E. They also contain bioflavonoids, citric acid, flavonoids, fructose, malic acid, tannins and zinc. It is an especially good source of vitamin C. Rose Otto also offers a soothing property to the nerves and emotional /psychological state of mind. ...Enjoy... Blending: The Rose Petal (Rose Otto) Essential Oil blends well with Geranium, Jasmine, Clove and Palma Rosa essential oils. Few Words of Caution: The oil of rose is known to soothe a headache if used in mild concentrations, but its strong aroma can just play the opposite if very high concentration is used. Being an Emenagogue, it should not be used during pregnancy.