||Solvent Extraction, Steam Distillation
||Orange reddish, orange yellow or slightly olive yellowish liquid
|Strength of Aroma
||Rich, warm, spicy floral and deep rose odour
Rose absolute is extracted using solvent extraction, steam distillation and
supercritical carbon dioxide extraction. Rose absolute is extracted using a
delicate process that is similar to 'effleurage' that is pressing of petals
in fat to produce an extract. In this process, flower essence is extracted
to produce a wax like 'concrete'. This is subsequently subjected to
extraction as a result of which rose absolute oil is yielded. It is an
effective method as compared to steam distillation.
Rose absolute contains chemicals such as phenyl ethyl alcohol, farnesol,
stearoptene, a-pinene, ß-pinene, citronellol, geraniol, nerol,
linalool, a-terpinene, limonene, eugenol, methyl eugenol, rose oxide, neral,
citronellyl acetate and geranyl acetate. Besides, it also includes neryl
acetate, a-damascenone, ß-damascenone, benzaldehyde, benzyl alcohol,
p-cymene, camphene, ß-caryophyllene, rhodinyl acetate and phenyl ethyl
Rose absolute is extracted from fresh flowers that are harvested in the
morning and extraction is carried out within the same day. Though the
absolute oil contains essential oil, it is different from that of distilled
Blends well with:
This oil blends well with essential oils such as Jasmine, Sandalwood,
Lavender and Amber.
Rose absolute has a vast application across cosmetics, health and other
sectors. It is widely used as a medicine in herbal, traditional and
aromatherapy products. Some of its therapeutic properties include the
- Classical homoeopathy
- Conventional physiology
- Heart and digestive system
- As a tonic for heart, liver, stomach and uterus
- For menstrual problems
- To cure eczema, stress & emotional problems, psychological
problems, depression, anger and fear
It also has a vast demand in the cosmetic sector, as it is widely used
as a skin softener and in creams, lotions, soaps and beauty oil. It also has
antiseptic therapeutic properties and is considered ideal for love life.
Besides, it is a huge hit in the perfume industry.
Rose absolute is a orange yellow, orange reddish or slightly olive
yellowish liquid and is widely used in cosmetics, perfumery and medicines.