Botanical Name: Rosa damascene
Plant Part: Fresh Picked Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation Method
Description: The rose is one of the worlds best known flowers - stunning and exotic in both visual appearance and aroma.
Color: Golden Yellowish Color.
Common Uses: Rose Bulgarian Absolute is a very common oil in the perfume and aromatic industries. Aromatherapists use it to create a sense of harmony, and it is used as an emollient in skin-care products.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Rose (Bulgaria) Absolute generally blends well with all oils, though it works particularly well with Bergamot, Chamomile German, Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage, Geranium, Melissa, Rosewood, Sandalwood, and Ylang-ylang.
Aromatic Scent: Rose (Bulgaria) Absolute has a very complex, sweet floral scent. Its reputation of being a must ingredient in perfumes is well deserved.
History: Bulgaria has over a 300 year tradition in essential rose oil distillation. Approximately 4000 kilograms of petals are required to produce 1 kilogram of pure rose oil. Its exotic nature and value were appreciated in ancient times by the Greeks, Chinese, Indians, Persians and Romans.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.