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|Botanical Name||:||Rosa damascene|
|Extraction Method||:||Solvent Extraction, Steam Distillation|
|Color||:||Orange reddish, orange yellow or slightly olive yellowish liquid|
|Strength of Aroma||:||Rich, warm, spicy floral and deep rose odour|
Rose oil is extracted using petals of rose. Rose oil is orange reddish, orange yellow or slightly olive yellowish liquid. It is known for rich, warm, spicy floral and very deep rose odour with a more or less pronounced honey like back note.
Rose oil generally comprises various chemicals such as citronellol, geraniol, nerol, linalool, phenyl ethyl alcohol, farnesol, stearoptene, a-pinene, ß-pinene, a-terpinene, limonene, p-cymene, camphene, ß-caryophyllene, neral, citronellyl acetate and geranyl acetate. Besides, it also contains neryl acetate, eugenol, methyl eugenol, rose oxide, a-damascenone, ß-damascenone, benzaldehyde, benzyl alcohol, rhodinyl acetate and phenyl ethyl formate.
Extraction of rose oil includes three different processes; viz., steam distillation, solvent extraction and supercritical carbon dioxide extraction. Flowers are harvested in the morning and material is distilled within the same day.
Steam distillation process includes extraction of rose otto or attar of rose. The solvent extraction is ideal for rose absolute. In the supercritical carbon dioxide extraction is carried out for yielding absolute or CO2 extract.
Rose oil can be used along with herbal or traditional medicines and aromatherapy. It is also used in classical homoeopathy and conventional physiology. Rose oil has many other uses like skin softener and in various cosmetics such as creams, lotions, soaps and beauty oil. This is also beneficial for heart and digestive system. It is considered great for the love life. Prominent for its antiseptic therapeutic properties, it can be used as a tonic for heart, liver, stomach and uterus.
Apart from this, rose oil can be used as medicine by women suffering from menstrual problems. It can also be used to cure eczema, stress & emotional problems, psychological problems, depression, anger and fear.
Rose oil is an orange reddish, orange yellow or slightly olive yellowish liquid and is widely used in cosmetics, perfumery and medicines.