|Botanical Name||:||Rosa damascena|
|Common Name||:||Rose Otto Essential Oil, Rosa damascena oil|
|CAS #||:||8007-01-0, F.E.M.A. : 2989|
|Plant Parts Used||:||Flowers|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam distillation|
|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, , 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°CRefractive Index :
1.45300 - 1.46400 @ 20°CProperties :
Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, , astringent, bactericidal, choleretic, cicatrisant, depurative, emmenagogue, haemostatic, hepatic, laxative, stomachic and a tonic for the heart, liver, stomach and uterusBenefits & 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 emotional problems.
- 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.