||Rose Otto Essential Oil, Rosa damascena oil
||8007-01-0, F.E.M.A. : 2989
||Plant Parts Used
||Color & Odor
||Deep yellow to brownish red thick liquid with floral,
honey-like, intense and sweet odor
A small, erect, prickly shrub with unequal, large, hooked prickles and many
bristles, leaves compound, alternate, leaflets usually five, rachis not
prickly, flowers usually pink, very fragrant.
Constituents & Specifications :
Rose oil has various chemical compounds that include Citronellol, phenyl
ethanol, geraniol, nerol, farnesol and stearpoten with traces of nonanol,
linalool, nonanal, phenyl acetaldehyde, citral, carvone, citronellyl
acetate, 2-phenylmenthyl acetate, methyl eugenol, eugenol and rose oxide.
Specific Gravity :
0.84800 - 0.86100 @ 25°C
Refractive Index :
1.45300 - 1.46400 @ 20°C
Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral,
aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, choleretic, cicatrisant, depurative,
emmenagogue, haemostatic, hepatic, laxative, nervous system sedative,
stomachic and a tonic for the heart, liver, stomach and uterus
Benefits & Uses :
- Rose oil soothes and harmonizes the mind and helps with depression,
anger, grief, fear, nervous tension and stress and at the same time
addresses sexuality, self-nurturing, self esteem and dealing with
- It is very helpful for poor circulation and heart problems, which
includes heart palpitations, arrhythmia and high blood pressure as well.
- It is used in flavoring agent for cakes, candies, tea, jams, rose
vinegars, salads and cream caramel. It is also used as addtive to
drinks, beverages and yogurt.
- It is mostly used in perfumery and also in toilet preparations,
lozenges and toothpaste.