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

Damask rose flowers
Rose (Rosa × damascena)

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

PropertiesEdit

 
Rosa damascena essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

Stimulates circulation.

DigestiveEdit

Relieves nausea.

EmotionalEdit

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

GynecologicalEdit

Balances hormones and regulates the menstrual cycle.

RespiratoryEdit

Alleviates asthma, hay fever, coughs and sore throat.

SkinEdit

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

CautionEdit

  • Don't use rose oil during pregnancy.