Extracted by steam distillation from the Damascus Rose, rose oil is an antidepressant, antiphlogistic, depurative, emmenagogue, haemostatic, hepatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, cholagogue, cicatrisant, laxative, nervine, stomachic and uterine substance.
The essential oil is extracted from the Damascus Roses because they are the most aromatic kind of rse and are believed to be the original red roses with the highest oil content.
Why rose oil is our favourite?
Roses have positive emotional and psychological effects, but rose essential oil has many medicinal and health benefits including:
As an anti-depressant
This oil boosts self-esteem, confidence, and mental strength.
As an anti-inflammatory
Its anti-inflammatory properties help fight rheumatism, arthritis, gout, microbial infections, and fever.
As an anti-bacterial
As an antibacterial, it cleans and protects wounds, scrapes and cuts.
As an Antispasmodic
This essential oil helps to relieve muscular spasms, spasms in the respiratory system and spasms in the intestines. It also aids with convulsions, muscle pulls, and cramps.
As an antiviral
Studies have shown that rose oil protects against viral infections.
A an Aphrodisiac
Aromatherapy using the essential oil of rose is very effective at promoting arousal and boosting the libido and the scent itself just evokes feelings of romance and love. Rose oil helps also with sexual dysfunction and erectile dysfunction.
As an Astringent
Rose oil strengthens gums and hair roots, tones skin and helps to contract muscles, intestines and blood vessels. Regular use will help protect you from premature hair loss, wrinkles, the loss of firmness of intestines and muscles of the abdominal area and from losing your teeth. Since it contracts the blood vessels, it also helps to stop the flow blood from wounds and cuts and can also cure certain kinds ofdiarrhea.
As an Antibacterial
Rose oil can help treat diarrhea, cholera typhoid, foodpoisoning and other diseases that are caused by harmful bacteria. It can also treat internal bacterial infections that affect the stomach, intestines , colon, and urinary tract, along with external infections that affect the ears, eyes, skin and wounds.
For Skin Care
Because it is an antioxidant, this essential oil can help fade scars, acne marks and pox marks quickly. You can also use rose oil on stretch marks, surgery scars and anywhere you want to improve the texture and appearance of your skin.
To Help Ease Menstrual Cramps
It helps to ease cramps, nausea, and fatigue and reduce cramps during your menstrual period. It also releases hormones that help regulate menstruation.
For the Health of the Liver
Rose oil strengthens the liver, protects it from infection and helps to keep it strong. It also helps with the treatment of excess flow of bile, acids, and ulcers.
As a Laxative
The essential oil of rose functions as a mild laxative with no damaging side effects. It can also help in the functioning of anal and intestinal muscles to help bowel movements pass more easily.
Rose is a powerful essential oil with a delightful smell. You will find many uses for it in your home. However, it should be kept away from children and should not be used by pregnant women, because its effects on the fetus have not been thoroughly studied.