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Aroma: Sweet, spicy, and floral
Used mostly in the fragrance industry, although it has medicinal properties as well.
In simple words rose symbolizes the assertion of I love me. I am whole. I love my spiritual side and I love my physical side.
Native Americans used roses to cure venereal disease, coughs, sores, stomach and liver disorders. Used to cool, calm the nerves, relieve anxiety, promote sleep, uplift moods, improve mental clarity, meditate, and soothe irritated or sensitive skin.
Today the rose scent, primarily synthetic, is found in 90% of women's fragrances. It is effective in treating hangovers, irregular menstruation, painful periods, impotence, frigidity, depression, insomnia, migraine, nervous tension, PMS, menopause, apathy. Rose absolute infuses the energy body with light and love. Although the scent is very sweet and delicate, this is powerful oil in high doses and should not be used unless you have spiritual guidance.
The oil will clear out any sense of self loathing, hate or disrespect and most of us fall in that category. It helps you to connect, especially physically, in a very loving and accepting way allowing for physical love to happen easily and effortlessly. Rose can be wonderful, but also it can lead you into a journey of the very depths of our existence and it could just lead you out of the miseries that confront you at an emotional and spiritual level!
Sometimes used as an antidepressant, this antiviral and antiseptic oil is known for being very unique and strong smelling as well as being safe to put on bruises. Because this oil is solvent extracted, we do not recommend it for therapeutic use. This absolute is very strong and should only be used with carrier oil or mixed into a salve. In the fragrance industry rose absolute is considered a good rounding agent in a blend. Avoid direct skin contact while it’s in its pure form.