Rosa damascena species of the rosaceae family. A rich, red-orange absolute made from fresh Turkish rose petals. Rose absolutes tend to have smoother, more honey-rose like aromas compared to ottos and blend well with many oils. Rose absolute is a good oil to use in rounding off facial and skin blends.
Both Rose otto and Rose absolute are very feminine oils with a strong effect on the sexual sphere. The oils also have excellent skin care properties and are perfect for dry and mature ageing skin.
Methods of use: Bath, massage, vaporisation, skin care, perfume
Cautions: Rose absolute, which is extracted using solvents, may cause some irritation in individuals with extremely sensitive skin. May cause headaches in high concentrations.