Botanical Name - Rosa damascena
Aroma - Sensual, rosy, sweet and floral
Extraction - Steam distillation (Extremely rare and difficult to obtain)
Part of Plant - From the petals, hand picked at dawn when the fragrance is at its best. Around 1200 roses are used to make just 1ml of essential oil!
Country of Origin - Afghanistan. NHR Organic Oils supports the PAL project to help farmers transition from Poppy production to Roses.
Chemical Constituents - Citronellol, geraniol, nerol
Uses - Beautiful and joyful, the queen of oils. Excellent in skin care especially for dry, mature or reddened skins. Nurturing and gentle, it opens the heart and helps to release states of anger, anxiety or sadness.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.
NB: Organic Rose is a specialist oil and at temperatures below 20c it can crystallize. Please place in warm place to return to liquid.
Please also be aware that 1ml & 2.5ml sizes come in a 5ml bottle so will not appear to be full.