Rose (Bulgaria) Absolute
Botanical Name: Rosa damascene
Plant Part: Flowers
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Description: The rose is one of the worlds best known flowers - stunning and exotic in both visual appearance and aroma.
Color: Golden to amber resin to solid.
Common Uses: Rose Bulgarian Absolute is a very common oil in the perfume and aromatic industry. Aromatherapists also credit it with being an exotic aphrodisiac, an emollient in skin care products, and a balancer of the spirit.
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. All documentation indicates that their medical applications of the essential oil were identical to those that exist today.