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

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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.

Properties[edit | edit source]

Rosa damascena essential oil.

Circulatory[edit | edit source]

Stimulates circulation.

Digestive[edit | edit source]

Relieves nausea.

Emotional[edit | edit source]

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

Gynecological[edit | edit source]

Balances hormones and regulates the menstrual cycle.

Respiratory[edit | edit source]

Alleviates asthma, hay fever, coughs and sore throat.

Skin[edit | edit source]

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

Caution[edit | edit source]

  • Don't use rose oil during pregnancy.