Its pure essential oil is highly valued and used in perfumery, cosmetics and aromatherapy products.
Its essential oil is extracted from the distillation of steam the stamens and petals. The oil obtained is greenish-yellow, pale color and a very intense and aromatic scent. Low temperatures forms a thin layer of long, sparkling crystals of stearopten on its surface.
In order to get a kilo of rose essential oil are needed 5,000 kilos of flowers, that thing does understanding its high price in the market, so it must be wary of cheap oils that claim to be since they are easily adulterate oils of geranium, rosewood, palmarosa, pink etc.
Uses of rose oil in aromatherapy:
Dr. Lecrerc valued its mild laxative action and other symptoms such as loss of appetite, premenstrual tension, and menopausias. It is also used to combat infections of the respiratory tract, cough, hay fever, stuffy sinuses, mouth ulcers and mouth sores, sore throat, diseases of the eyes and eyelids.