The extracts of the rose have been of great importance for almost over 2000 years for reviving, rejuvenating and healing the mind, body and spirit. The rose has been respected as a cherished healing herb. The Romans, Greeks and Egyptians used it for the treatment of migraine, headaches and ophthalmic diseases, depression, mental disorders, wounds that wouldn’t heal and tuberculosis. The ancient Egyptians used rose oil as one of the ingredients of the embalming mixtures.
The Rose Attar is extracted from the Indian Rosa Damascena. It is the most classic rose fragrance which has been loved by women throughout centuries. It possesses a beautiful and exquisite rose aroma with a little hint of the warm woods. It seems to blend well with jasmine oil, sandalwood oil and frankincense oil. It possesses high biological activity with anti-microbial, laxative, anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, choleretic and cholagogic action.
Attar of Roses, Damask Rose, Ruh Gulab, Rose Otto, Rose Flower oil
The various uses of Rose Attar are as listed below:
- Rose attar is extensively employed in the cosmetic and perfumery industry.
- It has gained popularity in almost any aromatherapy treatment as it is believed to have an influence on mental, spiritual, and physical level of being.
- For respiratory ailments inhalations with rose water or rose oil have an aseptic, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory action in cases of the inflammation of upper respiratory tract, such as in bronchiectasis, bronchitis, bronchial asthma and also in cases of tonsillitis, influenza, rhinopharyngitis and cold.
- It is also used in the treatment of skin eruptions, chafed, ulcers, slow to heal wounds, bed sores, burns and calloused skin and allergic rashes as it has been proven to encourage tissue formation and accelerate skin regeneration.
- The Eugenol component found in it has powerful gum healing properties and is therefore used widely in dentistry.