Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Rose

Rose oil comes from the flowers of the Rosa × damascena (Damask Rose) plant. It has a deep floral scent.

Damask rose flowers
Damask rose flowers
Rose (Rosa × damascena)

Properties edit

Rosa damascena essential oil.

Circulatory edit

Stimulates circulation.

Digestive edit

Relieves nausea.

Emotional edit

Soothes anger, stress, nervousness and depression. Helps insomnia.

Gynecological edit

Balances hormones and regulates the menstrual cycle.

Respiratory edit

Alleviates asthma, hay fever, coughs and sore throat.

Skin edit

Improves the appearance of aging and broken capillaries. Improves dry skin, eczema and the effect of herpes.

Caution edit

  • Don't use rose oil during pregnancy.