Rose Essential Oil is helpful during times of stress. It is considered the choice of oil for use during times of grief. When used in low concentrations, Rose Oil be helpful for insomnia. Rose Oil is considered an aphrodisiac.
Botanical Name: Rosa damascena
Plant Family: Rosaceae
Methods of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Part Typically Used: Flowers / Petals
Colour: Light Yellow
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Description: Floral and sweet with an intense, concentrated rose aroma.
Rose Essential Oil Uses:
Source: Julia Lawless, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Updated Edition) (London: Harper Thorsons, 2014), 172-173.